One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Of or relating to Photius, patriarch of Constantinople. Formerly also, in polemical use: †belonging to, relating to, or designating the Eastern Orthodox churches (obsolete).
A follower or supporter of Photius, especially in his conflicts with Ignatius, his predecessor as Patriarch, who claimed to have been unjustly deposed from the patriarchate. Formerly also: †a member of an Eastern Orthodox Church (obsolete).
Early 17th century. From post-classical Latin Photianus from Photius (Byzantine Greek Φώτιος), the name of an eminent Byzantine scholar and Patriarch of Constantinople (858–67 and 877–86) + -anus.
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