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Francišak Skaryna

1485/90 - 1540/51
one of the first publishers in Eastern Europe, laying groundwork for the development of the Belarusian language
(Wikipedia)
artist unknown
date?

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Description

Plaque with relief of Skaryna with a book.

Inscription(s)

Plaque, with in the background with large letters the name:
ФРАНЦИСК СКОРИНА
Over this name a text in Belarus and Czech:

1517-1519. у старым месце пражскім выдатны беларускі асветнік
францішак скарына ыдаў свой беларускі пераклад бібліі.

1517-1519. na starév mĕstĕ pražském vynikajíci bĕloruský vzdĕlanec
francišak skaryna vydal svůj bĕloruský překlad bible.

1517-1519 in the Old Town of Prague outstanding Belarusian scholar
Francišak Skaryna printed his Belarusian translation of the Bible

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°5'11" - E 14°24'59")

Item Code: czpr020; Photograph: 18 February 2011
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