Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Samuel Twardowski
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Although Samuel Twardowski’s family name was in fact ‘Skrzypiński’, from the village of Skrzypna, he is known as ‘Twardowski’, a name his grandfather Marcin adopted from his wife Urszula Twardowska. He was educated at the Jesuit College in Kalisz, where his first poems and translations of Horace’s odes must have been written. He took part in the battle of Khotin/Chocim …

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Kuran, Michał, “Samuel Twardowski”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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