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Jan Dlugosz (1470s)

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Article 1399 in the annals Dlugosz actually begins with the story of the campaign against Vorskla.


Joannis Dlugossii Senioris Canonici Cracoviensis Opera omnia, Kraków, 1876, t. 12 – 529.

Jana Długosza Roczniki czyli kroniki sławnego królestwa Polskiego. – Warszawa: 2009, ks. 10 (1730 – 1405), S. 294 – 298.



Assessment of the value

Overall, a great story Dlugosz has considerable importance as a historical novel, a work of fiction with didactic slant, but it does not matter a historical source.

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