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Jan III Sobieski Listy do Marysieńki
Prof. Edmund Kotarski about the letters of King Jan II Sobieski:
In the history of literature, Sobieski is noted as the author of the letters to Marysieńka, recognised as a masterpiece of old Polish epistolary prose. These letters were created mainly between 1665-1683 when Jan and Marysieńka were parted owing to such events as the rebellion of Lubomirski, Marysieńka’s journeys to Paris, the war campaign of 1675 and 1676, and the Vienna rescue of 1683. Traces of these events and the people connected with them can be found in the letters…
At Wirtualna Biblioteka Literatury Polskiej
Wirtualna Biblioteka Literatury Polskiej (main page)
Jan II Sobieski is a hero from the 1683 rescue of Vienna, where he won a crucial battle against the Turks. This was commonly mentioned in 2004 when Poland and 9 other Easter-European countries were joining European Union as the Polish contribution to the history Europe.
Internet History Sourcebook
The Irish Times
You Tube (Jan IIISobieski)