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Our father among [[saint]]s Danilo (''also Daniel,in Serbian:'''''Свети Данило аргиепископ српски ''') was Serbian Archbishop from 1324 to 1327. His feast is [[December 20]],([[January 2]] in Gregorian Calendar). He was nobleman and was in court of St. king Milutin of Serbia (1282-1321). He left cort for Monastery of Saint Nikolas in Končul. We don't know his baptismal name.
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Our father among the [[saint]]s '''Daniel II of Pec''' (''also Daniel, in Serbian:'' '''Свети Данило арxиепископ српски''') was a Serbian [[archbishop]] from 1324 to 1337. His feast is [[January 2]] ([[December 20]]) in the [[Julian Calendar]]). He was a nobleman and was a part of the court of St. King Milutin of Serbia (1282-1321). He left the court for the [[Monastery]] of St. Nikolas in Končul.  
  
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==Life==
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===As a monk===
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Archbishop St. Jevstavije took the young [[monk]] Daniel as his syncellos (cell attendant, a prominent position that also included many other duties). Soon Daniel left for [[Mount Athos]], where he was elected [[igumen]] of Hilandar. During his tenure as igumen, Mount Athos was attacked several times by Ctaluanian pirates. Daniel was forced to take up the sword and defend the holy monastery from the pirates. Daniel retired in 1311 to the ascetic cell of St. [[Sava of Serbia|Sava]].
  
== As monk ==
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Daniel received a call from Serbia to return to become [[Bishop]] of Banjska. After he accepted the post, he served as bishop until 1315. In 1314 he was present during the last moments of St. Queen Jelena, mother of King Milutin. He described her last moments in his ''Lives of Kings and Archbishops of Serbia.'' Daniel retired again and returned to his beloved Mount Athos.
  
Archbishop St. Jevstavije took yong monk Danilo for his syncellos. Soon Dnilo left for Mount Athos, wher he was elected [[igumen]] of Hilandar. During his tenure, as igumen, Mount Athos was several times ataced by Ctaluanian pirates. Danilo was forced to take sword and to defend holy Monastery from pirates. Danilo decided to retire 1311 and gon for Karey in ascetic cell of Saint [[Sava of Serbia|Sava]].  
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When Abp. St. Sava III died on [[July 26]], the king proposed Daniel as the new archbishop. Daniel instead proposed his disciple, St. Nikodim, for the position. St. Nikodim was elected, but the king also insisted that Daniel should remain in Serbia. To accommodate the king, he accepted the position of Bishop of Zahumlje. Daniel was at King Milutin's death bed and buried him in Banjska Monastery.  
  
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Daniel again returned to [[Chilandari Monastery (Athos)|Hilandar Monastery]] in 1322, and Stefan Pepkalo succeeded him as Bishop of Zahumlje. When St. Nikodim died in 1324, Daniel was elected the 11th Archbishop of Serbia on [[September 14]], 1324.
  
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Abp. Daniel helped the new king, St. Stefan Uroš III, in building the magnificent Dečani Monastery. He also built the Church of the [[Theotokos]] Hodegetria in the Peć Monastery for Greek monks and the small [[church]] of St. Nicholas. Additionally, during his reign the rebuilding the Žiča Monastery was completed and the construction of the Church of St. George in Maglič and the Churches of St. Michael in Jelšika and St. Sava in Liznica were begun. He followed in the steps of St. Sava, his great predecessor.
  
Soon Danilo recived call from Serbia to come back and became Bishop of Banjska. He acepted and was bishop until 1315. He was present in last moments of Saint quin Jelena Mother of King Milutin 1314. He described this moments in his ''Lives of Kings and Archbishops of Serbia.'' Daniolo retire again and left for his belowed Mount of Athos.  
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Abp. Daniel was also one of the greatest Serbian medieval writers. His most importnant work is the ''Lives of Kings and Archbishops of Serbia''.
  
When archbishop St. Sava III died [[July 26]], King proposed Danilo for new Archbishop. Danilo insted himself proposed his disciple Saint Nikodim. Saint Nikodim was elected. But King was insisting that Danilo should be in Serbia so he became bishop of Zahumlje.
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St. Daniel entered the Kingdom of Heaven [[December 19]], 1337.
Danilo was at King Milutin's death bad and buried him in Banjska Monastery.
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Danilo again gone for Hilandar  1322 and famous Stefan Pepkalo succeded him as Bishop of Zahumlje. When St. Nikodim died 1324, Danilo was elected [[September 14]], 1324 11th Archbishop of Serbia.
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Danilo was helping new king Saint Stefan Uroš III in building magnificent Dečani Monastery. He built Church of Theotokos Hodegetria in Peć Monastery for Greek monks.  He also built small church of Saint Nicholas. He finished rebuilding Žiča Monastery. His other foundations are Church of saint George in Maglič, church of St. Michael in Jelšika, St. Sava in Liznica. He was falowing in steps Saint Sava, his great predccessor.
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He was also one of the greatest serbian meadevel writers. His most importnant work is ''Lives of Kings and Archbishops of Serbia''.
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St. Danilo entred in Kingdom of Heaven [[December 19]] 1337.
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Our father among the saints Daniel II of Pec (also Daniel, in Serbian: Свети Данило арxиепископ српски) was a Serbian archbishop from 1324 to 1337. His feast is January 2 (December 20) in the Julian Calendar). He was a nobleman and was a part of the court of St. King Milutin of Serbia (1282-1321). He left the court for the Monastery of St. Nikolas in Končul.

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Life

As a monk

Archbishop St. Jevstavije took the young monk Daniel as his syncellos (cell attendant, a prominent position that also included many other duties). Soon Daniel left for Mount Athos, where he was elected igumen of Hilandar. During his tenure as igumen, Mount Athos was attacked several times by Ctaluanian pirates. Daniel was forced to take up the sword and defend the holy monastery from the pirates. Daniel retired in 1311 to the ascetic cell of St. Sava.

Bishop

Daniel received a call from Serbia to return to become Bishop of Banjska. After he accepted the post, he served as bishop until 1315. In 1314 he was present during the last moments of St. Queen Jelena, mother of King Milutin. He described her last moments in his Lives of Kings and Archbishops of Serbia. Daniel retired again and returned to his beloved Mount Athos.

When Abp. St. Sava III died on July 26, the king proposed Daniel as the new archbishop. Daniel instead proposed his disciple, St. Nikodim, for the position. St. Nikodim was elected, but the king also insisted that Daniel should remain in Serbia. To accommodate the king, he accepted the position of Bishop of Zahumlje. Daniel was at King Milutin's death bed and buried him in Banjska Monastery.

Daniel again returned to Hilandar Monastery in 1322, and Stefan Pepkalo succeeded him as Bishop of Zahumlje. When St. Nikodim died in 1324, Daniel was elected the 11th Archbishop of Serbia on September 14, 1324.

Archbishop

Abp. Daniel helped the new king, St. Stefan Uroš III, in building the magnificent Dečani Monastery. He also built the Church of the Theotokos Hodegetria in the Peć Monastery for Greek monks and the small church of St. Nicholas. Additionally, during his reign the rebuilding the Žiča Monastery was completed and the construction of the Church of St. George in Maglič and the Churches of St. Michael in Jelšika and St. Sava in Liznica were begun. He followed in the steps of St. Sava, his great predecessor.

Abp. Daniel was also one of the greatest Serbian medieval writers. His most importnant work is the Lives of Kings and Archbishops of Serbia.

St. Daniel entered the Kingdom of Heaven December 19, 1337.


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Daniel II of Pec
Preceded by:
none
Bishop of Banjska
1311-1315
Succeeded by:
?
Preceded by:
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Bishop of Zahumlje
1317-1322
Succeeded by:
Stefan Pepkalo
Preceded by:
St. Nikodim
Archbishop of Serbia
1324-1337
Succeeded by:
St. Joanikije
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