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Tyniec - a historic village in Poland on Vistula river, today a borough of Krak√≥w. Famous of its Benedictine abbey founded by king Casimir the Restorer in 1044. Length 1,047 km Elevation of the source 1,106 m Average discharge  ? m³/s Area watershed 192,000 km² Origin  Barania Góra, Beskidy Mouth  GdaÅ„sk Bay, Baltic Sea Basin countries Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Slovakia The Vistula (Polish: WisÅ‚a) is the longest river in Poland. ... Motto: none Voivodship Lesser Poland Municipal government Rada miasta Kraków Mayor Jacek Majchrowski Area 326,8 km² Population  - city  - urban  - density 757,500 (2004 est. ... ... An abbey (from the Latin abbatia, which is derived from the Syriac abba, father), is a Christian monastery or convent, under the government of an Abbot or an Abbess, who serve as the spiritual father or mother of the community. ... Casimir I on Jan Matejkos painting Casimir I, the Restorer (Polish: Kazimierz I Odnowiciel) (1015-1058), duke of Poland, was the son of Mieszko II of Poland and Rixa von Lothringen. ... Events King Anawrahta seizes the throne of Pagan, Myanmar Births Rodrigo Diaz de Vivar, known as The Cid (d. ...


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UNL News Releases 11/12/98 (268 words)
Tyniec, who has work featured at the exhibition of Polish textiles, "Different Voices: New Art from Poland," at Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, will ask the children to embellish textiles and interlocking boards to create artifacts of personal or cultural significance.
Tyniec also will exhibit in the Hillestad Gallery additional pieces of her work that she brings from Poland.
Tyniec's residency is supported by funding from the Nebraska Arts Council.
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