Nikodemus I of Pec
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was , [[|]] in Constantinople was Patriarchs of Antioch and of Saint Sabbas. He was impressedand when was elected he to translate this typikon Serbian. This first typikon in Serbian church. He was very dedicated to cult of Saint [[Sava of Serbia|Sava]]. Saint Nikodim was forced to with . As archbishop he coronated Saint Stefan Uroš III ''King of Serbia and Coastlands'' [[January 6]]1324. St. Nikodim in prologue of Translation of Saint ' Typikon that he to continue work of St. [[Sava of Serbia|Sava]]who practice of the Church of Jerusalem. St Nikodim died [[May 12]]1324.
He built of Saint Demetrius in Pec Monastery. Nikodim was good and capable . He was in last of century. Bishop Marko wrote ''Service to Saint Nikodim''
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Our father amont the saints Nikodim (also Nikodemus or Nicodemus, Serbian Свети Никодим архиепископ српски) was archbishop of Peć from 1317 to 1326. This holy hierarch was a relative of the sainted King Stefan Uroš II Milutin Nemanjić. He was elected archbishop on Ascension, May 12, 1317. When Saint Danilo gave up his position as igumen of Hilandar Monastery, Nikodim, his disciple, succeeded him.
Once when he was an igumen, he attended a Divine Service in Constantinople which was served by the Patriarchs of Antioch and Jerusalem according to the Typikon of Saint Sabbas. He was impressed, and when was elected archbishop he decided to translate this typikon into Serbian. This was the first complete typikon in the Serbian church. He was very dedicated to the cult of Saint Sava. Saint Nikodim was forced to with foreign heretics. As archbishop he coronated Saint Stefan Uroš III King of Serbia and the Coastlands on January 6, 1324. St. Nikodim explained in the prologue of his Translation of Saint Sabbas' Typikon that he wanted to continue work of St. Sava, who had introduced the practice of the Church of Jerusalem. St Nikodim died on May 12, 1324.
He built the Church of Saint Demetrius in Pec Monastery. Nikodim was a good and capable hierarch. He was canonized in the last decade of the 14th century. Bishop Marko wrote a Service to Saint Nikodim honoring the saint.
Nikodemus I of Pec
St. Sava III
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