Devotional practices

Confronting Death in the Sarmatian Culture of the Polish Baroque*

The monograph Ars moriendi in Polish literature of the 15th and 16th centuries [1] illustrates that texts devoted to the art of a good death bore the hallmarks of medieval anthropology, popularized European models in Polish culture, and did not possess unique features. Original elements appeared only in the art and literature of the Sarmatian Baroque.



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