Renaissance year

Fischer 683-685 | Michel 821-823 | Scott 592-594 | Year of issue 1953 | People's Republic of Poland

683
684
685
Jan Kochanowski
(drawing by Józef Buchbinder)
Court of the
Royal Castle Wawel in Kraków
Mikołaj Rej

Glossary

Jan Kochanowski (1530-1583), Polish poet in the Renaissance period. The image of Jan Kochanowski was drawn by Józef Buchbinder (1839-1909) according to an engraving from 1884, created by Aleksander Regulski.
Mikołaj Rej (1505-1569), Polish writer and poet.
Renaissance is the period in Europe between the 14th and the 17th centuries, when art, literature and ideas of ancient Greece were discovered again and widely studied, causing a rebirth of activity in all these things.

Translations

Rok Odrodzenia = The Renaissance Year.
Dziedziniec zamku na Wawelu = The court of Wawel castle.

Relevant pages

Fischer 826-829 (overprints on Fischer 684)

Resources

Renaissance
Jan Kochanowski
Wawel
Kraków
Mikołaj Rej