George II of Constantinople

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George II Xiphilinos or Xiphilinus was the Patriarch of Constantinople between 1191 and 1198 AD.[1] According to Balsamon, George, during the reign of Alexios I Komnenos, added one member to the Exocatacoeli (an office similar to the Catholic cardinal in the Greek Church of the time), making it six.[2]


  1. "George II Xifilinos". Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople. Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
  2. Diego Jiménez Arias; Jerónimo de Valencia; Juan de Lama Cubero; Narcís Oliva i Nadal. Lexicon ecclesiasticum latino-hispanicum: ex Sacris Bibliis, conciliis ... (in Spanish and Latin). Retrieved September 5, 2011. 
Eastern Orthodox Church titles
Preceded by
Patriarch of Constantinople
Succeeded by
John X Kamateros