Life of St. Sava (by Domentijan)

The Life of St. Sava (Serbian: Žitije Svetog Save/Житије Светог Саве) was the biography of Saint Sava (1169–1236), the first Archbishop of Serbs (s. 1219–1235), written by Serbian monk Domentijan (1210–after 1264) in 1254. Serbian monk Teodosije the Hilandarian wrote a second biography of Saint Sava.

The Life of St. Sava
Also known asHagiography of St. Sava
Typehagiography
Date1243–54
Place of originKingdom of Serbia
Language(s)Old Serbian
Scribe(s)Domentijan
Dedicated toSaint Sava

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Further readingEdit

  • Domentijan; Dimitrije Bogdanović (1984), Zitije svetog Save, Gregorić
  • Milojević, Snežana J. (2015). "Jevanđelje u Domentijanovom Životu Svetoga Save". Zbornik Radova Filozofskog Fakulteta u Prištini. 45 (2): 63–90. doi:10.5937/zrffp45-8564.
  • Ivanović, Miloš (2019). "Serbian hagiographies on the warfare and political struggles of the Nemanjić dynasty (from the twelfth to the fourteenth century)". Reform and Renewal in Medieval East and Central Europe: Politics, Law and Society. Cluj-Napoca: Romanian Academy, Center for Transylvanian Studies. pp. 103–129.