phanariot definition

  • others:
    • the Greeks of Constantinople just who after the Turkish conquest became effective in clerical also workplaces under Turkish patronage.
    • Of or related to the quarter of Constantinople called Fanar, the principle residence associated with the Greeks in Constantinople after the Turkish conquest; of or with respect to the Phanariots.
  • noun:
    • A resident of the quarter of Fanar in Constantinople; thus, an associate of a class of aristocratic Greeks, chiefly resident into the Fanar quarter of Constantinople, who held important governmental formal roles in Turks, and furnished hospodars of Moldavia, Wallachia, etc.
    • In Addition written Fanariot.

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