„Beniowski” – poemat dygresyjny Juliusza Słowackiego – jest jednym z najbardziej interesujących dzieł w historii polskiej literatury. Jego oryginalność, bogactwo. Not many discoverers or world travellers have made a name for themselves on the pages of Polish history. But one man that did was undoubtedly Beniowski – a . 28 Sep Maurycy August Beniowski () lost both parents while still in his teens, left home at 16 and went on to become one of Poland’s most.

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Memoirs and Travels, Vol. This is a great discussion: After leaving Madagascar, Benyovszky arrived back in France in April He was reinterred near his old rival, Adam Mickiewicz.

Good idea – maybe he’ll say “Beniowski popped into my head and it seemed like a nice play on words”: At the end of August they arrived on the island of Formosa present-day Taiwanprobably at Black Rock Bay, where three of the voyagers were killed during a fight with native islanders.

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Their next known port of call was at Sakinohama on the island of Shikoku in Japan, where they rested between 19 and 23 July, [35] and in the following days at Oshima island in Awa Province.

He enlisted in the Austrian army, received the rank of major in a Polish cavalry regiment and in pursuit of his lost inheritance raided a manor house in Austrian-occupied Slovakia. beniwski


I prefer to call it the Phonetic System, but since everyone knows it as the “Major System” I sometimes call them beniowskk both in the same sentence for example: Anka rated it liked it Mar 11, In Januaryhowever, Benyovszky was reported to be alive and operating at Angonsty near modern-day Ambohitralanana. Josh, is there a reason that you don’t mention Bruno Furst in the article?

Eventually, Beniowski sold the ship and furs and traveled to France, where he tried to interest the government in East Asian colonization.

It was the French authorities which deemed them too nationalist; following a trip to Geneva inhe was denied the right to return to France as part of a larger program to rid the country beniowsko the potentially subversive Polish exiles who had settled there.

Pursued by the law, he fled the country.

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Krzysztof rated it it was amazing Nov 16, With a troop of French volunteers, Beniowski landed on Madagascar in and lost no time building Fort Louisbourg. In Aprilhe was captured by the Russian forces near Ternopil in beniowki Ukraineimprisoned in the town of Polonnebefore being transferred to Kiev in July, and finally to Kazan in September.

Edward Pick, and it looks really good. The Major System some historical background. Barbara rated it it was ok Oct 11, I also posted that link below.

K rated it it was amazing Feb 28, I’m not really friendly enough with Tony that I can give him a call and ask trivia questions, but I’ll try to ask him the next time we meet – I wouldn’t expect beniowsik illuminating answer, though. Even at the time of the first publication of the book, it was met with significant scepticism by reviewers. Beniowsoi to Madagascar and the East Indies trans.


Beniowski by Juliusz Słowacki

Ironically the earliest I can find is in German https: We are afraid the Major’s system of memory must be very artificial indeed, if it allows him so easily to forget himself. Seiryu rated it liked it Dec 15, Czarek rated it liked it Dec 12, It was at this time that he attached himself to a group of likeminded young exiles, determined to return to Poland and win its independence.

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This action led his mother’s family to file a criminal complaint against him, and he was called to stand trial in Nyitra present-day Nitra.

Return to Book Page. He’d probably make up a justification on the spot, rather than trying to remember his actual reasons for something he wrote fifty years ago: This is a fantastic website, but there are several important errors on this page.