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Biernat of Lublin (Polish: Biernat z Lublina, 1465? – after 1529) was a Polish poet, fabulist and physician. He was one of the first Polish-language writers known by name, and the most interesting of the earliest ones. He expressed plebeian, Renaissance and religiously liberal opinions. Events July 13 - Battle of Montlhéry - Troops of King Louis XI of France fight inconclusively against an army of the great nobles organized as the League of the Public Weal. ... Events April 22 - Treaty of Saragossa divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal, stipulating that the dividing line should lie 297. ... Poets are authors of poems, or of other forms of poetry such as dramatic verse. ... In its strict sense a fable is a short story or folk tale embodying a moral, which may be expressed explicitly at the end as a maxim. ... A physician is a person who practices medicine. ... In Ancient Rome, the plebs was the general body of Roman citizens, distinct from the privileged class of the patricians. ... By Region: Italian Renaissance Northern Renaissance -French Renaissance -German Renaissance -English Renaissance The Renaissance was an influential cultural movement which brought about a period of scientific revolution and artistic transformation, at the dawn of modern European history. ... Religion—sometimes used interchangeably with faith or belief system—is commonly defined as belief concerning the supernatural, sacred, or divine, and the moral codes, practices, values, and institutions associated with such belief. ... In politics, the term liberal refers to: an adherent of the ideology of liberalism —an ideology espousing liberty. ...


Biernat wrote the first book printed in Polish, a prayer-book, Raj duszny (Soul's Paradise, 1513). He also penned the first secular work in Polish literature: a collection of verse fables, Ezop... (Aesop..., c. 1510), plebeian and anticlerical in nature (first known edition, 1578, titled Żywot Ezopa Fryga [The Life of Aesop the Phrygian]). Events January 20 - Christian II becomes King of Denmark and Norway. ... Poland — Polish literature Writers and novelists Main article: List of Polish language authors Writers in chronological order of birth: Jan Potocki (1761–1815) Józef Ignacy Kraszewski (1812–1887) Eliza Orzeszkowa (1841–1910) Henryk Sienkiewicz (1846–1916) Bolesław Prus (1847–1912) Stefan Żeromski (1864–1925) Władysław Reymont (1867–1925) Zofia Nałkowska... In its strict sense a fable is a short story or folk tale embodying a moral, which may be expressed explicitly at the end as a maxim. ... Events Conquest of Pskov by Grand Prince Vasili III of Muscovy. ... In Ancient Rome, the plebs was the general body of Roman citizens, distinct from the privileged class of the patricians. ... Anti-clericalism is a movement that opposes religious interference into public and political life and more generally the encroachment of religion in the citizens lives. ... Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ...


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Biernat of Lublin (Polish: Biernat z Lublina, 1465?
Biernat wrote the first book printed in Polish, a prayer-book, Raj duszny (Soul's Paradise, 1513).
He also penned the first secular work in Polish literature: a collection of verse fables, Ezop...
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