Chrysobull Charter of the Byzantine Emperor Andronikos II Palaiologos for Leon Koteanitzes from 1293

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The Byzantine Emperor Andronikos II Palaiologos issued a charter in 1293, in which he donated the land in in Preasnitza to Leon Koteanitzes in appreciation of his military service.

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Actes de Chilandar I Edition 144-147 Actes de Chilandar I. Des origines à 1319. Texte (ed. Mirjana Živojinović, Vassiliki Kravari, Christophe Giros, Archives de l’Athos 20, Paris 1998).
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Breznica Place between 01.05.1293 and 31.05.1293 between 01.01.1375 and 31.12.1376 The Byzantine Emperor Andronikos II Palaiologos donated in 1293 the land in Preasnitza with mills and nut trees, which was held by the Vlachs before, to Leon Koteanitzes in appreciation of his military service against the enemies (Ἐπεὶ ὁ οἰκεῖος τ̣ῆ̣ βασιλεία μου κῦρ Λέων ὁ Κοτεανίτζης ἐπέδειξε μὲν τὴ̣ν̣ πρὸς τὴν βασιλείαν μου πίστιν καὶ ὑπόληψιν αὐ̣τοῦ ἀκραιφνῆ καὶ ἐφάνη κατὰ διαφόρους καιρ̣ο̣ὺ̣ς̣ χρή̣σιμος καὶ λυσιτ̣ε̣λὴς ἐξαιρ̣έ̣τ̣ω̣ς̣ εἰς ἐ̣π̣ι̣θέσεις ἐχθρῶν, ἀπειλούντων β̣λάβην μ̣ε̣γ̣άλην καὶ ζημίαν εἰς τὴν χώραν̣ καὶ ε̣ἰ̣ς̣ τὰ κάσ̣τ̣ρα τῆ̣ς̣ βασιλείας μου, ἐζήτησε δὲ καὶ παρε̣κάλεσε χ̣ρ̣υ̣σοβούλλο̣υ̣ τυ̣χεῖν τῆ̣ς βασιλείας μο̣υ̣ ἐπὶ τῶ κατέχειν τ̣ὴ̣ν̣ εἰς τὴν Π̣ρ̣ε̣άσνιτζαν εὑρισκομένην γῆν, ἥτις ἀπεσπάσθη ἀπὸ διαφόρων Βλάχ̣ω̣ν̣, τ̣ὴ̣ν̣ παράκλησιν α̣ὐ̣τοῦ εὐμενῶς προσδεξαμένη ἡ βασιλεία μου̣ τὸ̣ν παρόντα̣ χ̣ρ̣υ̣σόβουλλον ΛΌΓΟΝ ἐπιχορηγεῖ καὶ ἐ̣πιβραβεύει αὐτῶ, δι’ οὗ π̣ροστάσσει καὶ δ̣ι̣ορίζεται κατέχε̣ι̣ν̣ τ̣ὸν τ̣ο̣ιοῦτον οἰκεῖον τῆ βασιλεία̣ μου κῦρ Λέοντα τὸν Κο̣τε̣α̣ν̣ίτζην τὴν ὅλην γῆν καὶ π̣εριο̣χὴν τ̣ῆς Πρεάσνιτζας μετ̣ὰ τῶν ἐκεῖσ̣ε̣ εὑρισκομένων μυλώνων καὶ καρυῶν, ἥ̣τις̣ ἄρχε̣ται ἀπὸ τοῦ συνόρου τοῦ Πέτρου κ̣α̣ὶ̣ ἀνέρχεται τὸ ἀν̣απόταμον δι’ ὅ̣λου τοῦ ποτα̣μοῦ τῆς Πρε̣ασνίτζου). The Serbian King Stefan Uroš IV Dušan confirmed the donation of the mountain Ōgraždeno i Draguljevo with surrounding area, a former land of Stefan Hrelja Dragovol, to the Monastery of Hilandar after May 1343. In the boundary description of the land also the road named after the village Breznica or the river Breznica is attested (na putь brězničʼski i na Bělinь/ na putь brězničʼski i na Bělinь). The road called after the village Breznica is mentioned in the boundary description of a metochion of the Hilandar Monastery above Sekirʼnikь from 1349/1353 (putemь brězničkimь nizь brьdo na Črьvěni bregь). The village Breznica appears in the boundary description of the land in Pačkovo from 1375/1376, which was in possession of the Hilandar Monastery, as Stara Brěznica and also Brěznica (putemь prěkim u Staru Brěznicu, i vse uz Brěznicu u sinorь Hilandarski).
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Koteanitzes Leon Person Mentioned in the charter of the Byzantine Emperor Andronikos II. Palaiologos from 1293. He was κῦρ and an οἰκεῖος of the Byzantine Emperor Andronikos II Palaiologos. The Byzantine Emperor Andronikos II Palaiologos donated in 1293 the land in Preasnitza with mills and nut trees, which was held by the Vlachs before, to Leon Koteanitzes in appreciation of his military service against the enemies (Ἐπεὶ ὁ οἰκεῖος τ̣ῆ̣ βασιλεία μου κῦρ Λέων ὁ Κοτεανίτζης ἐπέδειξε μὲν τὴ̣ν̣ πρὸς τὴν βασιλείαν μου πίστιν καὶ ὑπόληψιν αὐ̣τοῦ ἀκραιφνῆ καὶ ἐφάνη κατὰ διαφόρους καιρ̣ο̣ὺ̣ς̣ χρή̣σιμος καὶ λυσιτ̣ε̣λὴς ἐξαιρ̣έ̣τ̣ω̣ς̣ εἰς ἐ̣π̣ι̣θέσεις ἐχθρῶν, ἀπειλούντων β̣λάβην μ̣ε̣γ̣άλην καὶ ζημίαν εἰς τὴν χώραν̣ καὶ ε̣ἰ̣ς̣ τὰ κάσ̣τ̣ρα τῆ̣ς̣ βασιλείας μου, ἐζήτησε δὲ καὶ παρε̣κάλεσε χ̣ρ̣υ̣σοβούλλο̣υ̣ τυ̣χεῖν τῆ̣ς βασιλείας μο̣υ̣ ἐπὶ τῶ κατέχειν τ̣ὴ̣ν̣ εἰς τὴν Π̣ρ̣ε̣άσνιτζαν εὑρισκομένην γῆν, ἥτις ἀπεσπάσθη ἀπὸ διαφόρων Βλάχ̣ω̣ν̣, τ̣ὴ̣ν̣ παράκλησιν α̣ὐ̣τοῦ εὐμενῶς προσδεξαμένη ἡ βασιλεία μου̣ τὸ̣ν παρόντα̣ χ̣ρ̣υ̣σόβουλλον ΛΌΓΟΝ ἐπιχορηγεῖ καὶ ἐ̣πιβραβεύει αὐτῶ, δι’ οὗ π̣ροστάσσει καὶ δ̣ι̣ορίζεται κατέχε̣ι̣ν̣ τ̣ὸν τ̣ο̣ιοῦτον οἰκεῖον τῆ βασιλεία̣ μου κῦρ Λέοντα τὸν Κο̣τε̣α̣ν̣ίτζην τὴν ὅλην γῆν καὶ π̣εριο̣χὴν τ̣ῆς Πρεάσνιτζας μετ̣ὰ τῶν ἐκεῖσ̣ε̣ εὑρισκομένων μυλώνων καὶ καρυῶν, ἥ̣τις̣ ἄρχε̣ται ἀπὸ τοῦ συνόρου τοῦ Πέτρου κ̣α̣ὶ̣ ἀνέρχεται τὸ ἀν̣απόταμον δι’ ὅ̣λου τοῦ ποτα̣μοῦ τῆς Πρε̣ασνίτζου).