Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Szymon Starowolski
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Biography

Szymon Starowolski was born into the lower-income gentry, as the fifth and youngest son of Bazyli and Zofia Zarankówna. His elder brothers embarked on military careers, while Szymon improved his status through the patronage of more powerful families and by obtaining an education. We do not have any information about his early education, though as a teenager he joined th…

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Krzywy, Roman, “Szymon Starowolski”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_29149>
First published online: 2015



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