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Gojnik

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Reign  ca. 850-860
Died  before 896
Father  Vlastimir
Parents  Vlastimir
Children  Petar of Serbia
Predecessor  Vlastimir
Issue  Petar Gojniković
Religion  Eastern Christianity
House  Vlastimirović dynasty
Grandparent  Prosigoj
Grandchildren  Svevlad Petrović, Hvalimir Petrović
Great grandchildren  Silimir, Peter of Diokleia, Dragimir of Travunia and Zachlumia
Similar  Strojimir, Mutimir of Serbia, Vlastimir, Petar of Serbia, Trpimir I of Croatia

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Gojnik Vlastimirović or Gojnik of Serbia (Serbian: Гојник, Latin: Goinicus) was a Serbian Župan who was subject to his elder brother Mutimir, the Grand Župan of the Serbian lands (Rascia) from ca. 850-860 with his brother Strojimir. He was the youngest son of Vlastimir of Serbia, the first independent ruler of Rascia.

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Gojnik, together with his brothers Strojimir and Mutimir, defeated the Bulgar Army sent by Tsar Boris and led by his son Vladimir, who was together with 12 boyars captured by the Serbs. Peace was agreed and two sons of Mutimir (Pribislav and Stefan) escorted prisoners towards the border at Stari Ras. There Boris gave them rich gifts and was given 2 slaves, 2 falcons, two dogs, and 80 furs by Mutimir.

Soon after this in the 860s the younger brothers start a rebellion against Mutimir after he had given them less and less power. Mutimir crushes the rebellion and the two brothers are sent as prisoners, a guarantee of peace, to Tsar Boris I court at Pliska, the Bulgar capital. He was treated well by the Bulgarians, Khan Boris himself chose the wife of Klonimir Strojimirović, the only son of Strojimir.

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On July 11, 2006, A Golden seal of Strojimir dated to 855-896 was bought by the Serbian state from an auction in Munich, Germany, by an unknown Russian. It was sold for a total 20,000 €, outpaying the Bulgarian offer of 15,000 €. It is of Byzantine handcraft (from Athens, Thessaloniki or Constantinople), weighs 15.64 g, has a cross and Greek inscriptions that say: "Strojimir" and "God, Help Serbia."

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Gojnik Wikipedia


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