AFANASY DANILOVICH( Prince)
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Athanasius Danilovich (count. 13)
From the kind of Moscow led. kn. Son of Daniel Aleksandrovich. Kn. Vezelay in 1314-1315,1319-1322. J.: book. Anna. + 1322 g.
In 1315 Yuri Danilovich, caused by Khan Uzbek in Ordu, left his brother in Novgorod Athanasius. At the same time came the news that Michael Jaroslawicz Tver with all Nizovoi land and Tatars goes to Novgorod. Athanasius went to meet and joined the battle. The battle was fierce: Novgorod lost a lot of "good men, the boyars and merchants, and suffered a defeat committed; Athanasius with the remnants of ratification shut in Torzhok. The winner was to demand his extradition. Novgorodians answered: "There'll grant Athanasius, but honestly all the dead men in St.. Sofia ". Finally agreed that Michael will provide 50 000 hryvnia Silver. But Michael, violating the peace agreement, summoned Athanasius and Novgorod boyars, grabbed them and sent the hostages in Tver.
In 1319, after the execution of Michael in the Horde, Yuri Danilovich again planted Athanasius in Novgorod. Before his death, he took monastic vows and was buried in Novgorod at the Church of St.. Savior on the site.