(Georgios Scholarios; ca. 1405ca. 1472). Byzantine scholar; lay theol.; patriarch Constantinople 1453ca. 1466. Present at Council of Florence, where he advocated reuniting E and W Chs. After returning E he became leader of the opponents of union. See also Eastern Orthodox Standards of Doctrine, B 1; Florence, Council of, 1; Russia, 2.
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