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Pajsije of Janjevo
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Pajsej; Pajsije Janjevac; Patriarch Paisius I of Peć

Date of Birth: Unknown; probably middle of the 16th century

Place of Birth: Probably the village of Janjevo (Serbian; Albanian: Janjeva), Kosovo

Date of Death: 2 November 1647

Place of Death: Peć (Serbian; Albanian: Peja)


There is only very scant information about Pajsije’s origins and early years before he started ascending the Serbian church hierarchy at an …

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Petrovszky, Konrad, “Pajsije of Janjevo”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 22 January 2020 <>

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