Augustyn Kordecki

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Augustyn Kordecki

Abbot Augustyn, or Abbot Augustyn Kordecki real name: Klemens Kordecki Ślepowron coat of arms (born November 16, 1603 in Iwanowice near Kalisz – died March 20, 1673 in Wieruszów, Poland) was a prior of the Jasna Góra Monastery, Poland.

He was curate and provincial of the monastery. In 1655 during the Deluge he led the defence of the monastery against the Swedish troops.

Stubborn defence of Jasna Góra on the ramparts (painted by January Suchodolski)
Slepowron coat of arms

Works

  • Nova Gigantomachia... (1658)
  • Pamiętnik oblężenia Częstochowy roku 1655 (the same work in Polish, 1858)

References

  • pl:Augustyn Kordecki
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