Jan Kochanowski<br />Life and Works<br />
Life<br /><ul><li>Date of Birth – 1530
Date of Death – 1584 </li></li></ul><li>Education<br />At age fourteen – Kraków Academy.<br />At age seventeen – Universit...
After Studies<br />In 1559 Kochanowski returned to Poland for good, where he remained active as a humanist and Renassiance...
Family<br />In 1575 he have married with Dorota Podlodowska. <br />Children: Urszula, Ewa, Poliksena, Halszka, Krystyna, J...
Urszulka<br />Kochanowski, Laments devoted daughter of the deceased. She was two-and-a-half-year-old. <br />
Works<br />Kochanowski never ceased to write in Latin; however, his main achievement was the creation of Polish-language v...
End of life.<br />Kochanowski died, probably of a heartattack, in Lublin on 22 August 1584.<br />Kochanowski is sometimes ...
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  1. 1. Jan Kochanowski<br />Life and Works<br />
  2. 2. Life<br /><ul><li>Date of Birth – 1530
  3. 3. Date of Death – 1584 </li></li></ul><li>Education<br />At age fourteen – Kraków Academy.<br />At age seventeen – University of Królewiec.<br />Last university – Padua University in Italy.<br />At Padua, Kochanowski came in contact with the great humanist scholar Fancis Robortello.<br />Kochanowski closed his fifteen-year period of studies and travels with a final visit to France, where he met the poet Pierre Ronsard.<br />
  4. 4. After Studies<br />In 1559 Kochanowski returned to Poland for good, where he remained active as a humanist and Renassiance poet<br />
  5. 5. Family<br />In 1575 he have married with Dorota Podlodowska. <br />Children: Urszula, Ewa, Poliksena, Halszka, Krystyna, Jan.<br />
  6. 6. Urszulka<br />Kochanowski, Laments devoted daughter of the deceased. She was two-and-a-half-year-old. <br />
  7. 7. Works<br />Kochanowski never ceased to write in Latin; however, his main achievement was the creation of Polish-language verse forms that made him a classic for his contemporaries and posterity.<br />Kochanowski's first major masterpiece was Odprawa posłów greckich (The Dismissal of the Greek Envoys, 1578; recently translated into English by Indiana University’sBill Johnston).<br />Laments ( nineteen elegies ) <br />Trifles<br />
  8. 8. End of life.<br />Kochanowski died, probably of a heartattack, in Lublin on 22 August 1584.<br />Kochanowski is sometimes referred to in Polish as "Jan z Czarnolasu" ("John of Blackwood"). It was there that he wrote his most memorable works, including The Dismissal of the Greek Envoys and the Laments.<br />
  9. 9. Thank you for your patience! :-))<br />

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