Simeon II of Jerusalem

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Simeon II of Jerusalem, also Simon, was Patriarch of Jerusalem of the Church of Jerusalem from 1084 to 1106 and was the incumbent patriarch when the First Crusade from western Europe invaded Jerusalem in 1099.

Simeon had withdrawn to the island of Cyprus before the arrival of the crusaders to Jerusalem and its fall and sack on July 15, 1099. Patr. Simeon died in 1106. His successors lived in exile in Constantinople for the next eighty years.

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Simeon II of Jerusalem
Preceded by:
Efthimius I
Patriarch of Jerusalem
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