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1769Metropolitan bishop  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Bishop who is the head of a -usually major- ecclesiastical administrative unit (metropolis). The office originates in the early Christian era, when the metroplitan was the bishop of the capital of a Roman province. The position of the metropolitan vis-à-vis the closely related office of archbishop, as well as in the framework of the overall ecclesiastical adminisrtative system, differs in the Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Oriental Orthoidox and Anglican Churches.
CONTRIBUTOR
  • Katsiadakis Helen (AA)
CREATOR
  • Tzedopoulos Giorgos (AA)
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https://humanitiesthesaurus.academyofathens.gr/dyas-resource/Concept/1769
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