Jevstatije II

Summary

Saint

Jevstatije II
Јевстатије II
His Holiness, the Metropolitan of Peć and Archbishop of Serbs
ChurchSerbian Orthodox Church
SeeMetropolitanate of Peć
Installed1292
Term ended1309
PredecessorJakov I
SuccessorSava III
Personal details
NationalitySerb
DenominationEastern Orthodox Christian
Sainthood
Feast dayAugust 16
Canonizedby Serbian Orthodox Church

Jevstatije II (Serbian Cyrillic: Јевстатије II; fl. 1292–d. 1309) was the Archbishop of Serbs from 1292 to 1309. In the times of his two predecessors, Serbia expanded significantly in territory. In 1282, Skoplje (future capital), Polog, Ovče Polje, Zletovo, Pijenac, Kičevo and Debar were conquered. In the north Braničevo and Vidin were taken by 1290. New eparchies were established: Gračanička, Končanska, Limska, Mačvanska, Braničevska, Beogradska and Skopska. The Serbian Orthodox Church venerates him as Saint Jevstatije II on August 16 (August 29, Gregorian calendar).

Sources

  • Pakitibija.com, Житије срба светитеља (Lives of the Serbian saints): Свети Јевстатије Други, светитељ - архиепископ (Saint Eustathius Second, saint - archbishop)]
Religious titles
Preceded by
Jakov I
Archbishop of Serbs
1292–1309
Succeeded by
Sava III