Gennadius patriarch of Constantinople, succeeded Anatolius in that dignity A.D. 458. He was a man of quick parts, and composed Homilies; a Commentary on Paul's Epistles; and a Commentary on Daniel. He died A.D. 471. His writings are lost, except an Epistle preserved by Grynaeus, and other fragments, all of which are given by Migne, Patrologia Grceca, tom. 85. — Evagrius, Hist. Eccl. 2:11; Dupin, Eccl. Writers, 4:156; Ceillier, Auteurs Sacres (Paris, 1861), 11:345.