Life of St. Sava (by Teodosije)

The Life of St. Sava (Serbian: Žitije Svetog Save/Житије Светог Саве) was the second biography of Saint Sava (1169–1236), the first Archbishop of Serbs (s. 1219–1235), written by Serbian monk Teodosije the Hilandarian (1246–1328), after the first biography written in 1254 by monk Domentijan.

The Life of St. Sava
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1739 transcript
Also known asHagiography of St. Sava
Typehagiography
Date1292–1300
Place of originKingdom of Serbia
Language(s)Old Serbian
Scribe(s)Teodosije the Hilandarian
Dedicated toSaint Sava

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Further readingEdit

  • Teodosije (1988). "Житије Светог Саве". Српска књижевна задруга, Projekat Rastko.
  • 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.