He also published imperial [[w:Golden Bull|chrysobull]] in which is proclaimed that Hilandar is the monastery for monks from Serbia. Simeon's successor Stefan also published the Hilandar Charter in wihch he granted a large amount of goods in Serbia for a new monastery. Hilandar soon became one of the most important centers of Serbian [[Orthodoxy]].
The last years of his life were [[ascetic]]. Sava described the last years of his father's life in his ''Life of Saint Simeon'''. Simeon died in front of the [[icon]] of the [[Theotokos]] "Hodegetria" which he brought from Serbia. He died on [[
Februry 13]], 1199.
== Sainthood ==