Costantino Castriota

Costantino Castriota Scanderbeg (1477–1500) was an Albanian nobleman from the House of Kastrioti and prelate of the Catholic Church who served as Bishop of Isernia (1497–1500).[1]

Most Reverend

Costantino Castriota
Bishop of Isernia
ChurchCatholic Church
DioceseDiocese of Isernia
In office1497–1500
PredecessorFrancesco de Adamo de Lucharo
SuccessorGiovanni Olivieri
Personal details
Born1477
Died1500
The tomb of the Albanian noble Costantino Castriota, built in 1500. Two Albanian eagles can be noticed in the left and right pillars

BiographyEdit

Costantino Castriota was born in 1477[2] to the House of Kastrioti, the son of Gjon Kastrioti II, son of Skanderbeg, and Jerina Branković, the daughter of Serbian Despot Lazar Branković. On 2 Oct 1497, he was appointed during the papacy of Pope Alexander VI as Bishop of Isernia.[1][2] He served as Bishop of Isernia until his death in 1500.[1][2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Eubel, Konrad (1914). Hierarchia catholica medii et recentioris aevi. Vol. II (second ed.). Münster: Libreria Regensbergiana. p. 169. |volume= has extra text (help) (in Latin)
  2. ^ a b c Cheney, David M. "Bishop Constantino Castriola de Scanderrechis". Catholic-Hierarchy.org. Retrieved January 25, 2019. [self-published]

Further readingEdit

Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Francesco de Adamo de Lucharo
Bishop of Isernia
1497–1500
Succeeded by
Giovanni Olivieri