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Maciej z Miechowa
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Maciej Miechowita, Maciej Carpiga (Karpiga)

Date of Birth: 1457

Place of Birth: Miechów

Date of Death: 8 September 1523

Place of Death: Kraków


Maciej z Miechowa was the son of Stanisław Carpiga (Karpiga). He completed his studies at the University of Kraków between 1474 and 1478, obtaining his Master’s degree in philosophy in 1479. In 1482-3 he was head of the cathedral school at Wawel (a hil…

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Konopacki, Artur, “Maciej z Miechowa”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 08 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2015

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