Polycarpus II of Byzantium

Polycarpus II (Greek: Πολύκαρπος Βʹ, died 144) was the bishop of Byzantium. According to ancient sources, he remained in office for seventeen years, but Church historian Nikiforos Kallistos mentions that Polycarpus II was the bishop of Byzantium for three years (141–144 AD). He succeeded Bishop Felix. He was in office during the rule of Emperor Antonius Pius. His successor was Athenodorus.

Polycarpus II of Byzantium
Bishop of Byzantium
Installed141
Term ended144
Personal details
DenominationEarly Christianity

The relics of Polycarpus II were kept in a coffin made of marble.

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Titles of the Great Christian Church
Preceded by
Felix
Bishop of Byzantium
141–144
Succeeded by
Athenodorus