Ad Stephanum regem Poloniae oratio [...] K-64
Ad Stephanum regem Poloniae oratio [...] K-64
Ad Stephanum regem Poloniae oratio [...] K-64
Ad Stephanum regem Poloniae oratio [...] K-64
Ad Stephanum regem Poloniae oratio [...] K-64
Ad Stephanum regem Poloniae oratio [...] K-64
Ad Stephanum regem Poloniae oratio [...] K-64

Ad Stephanum regem Poloniae oratio [...] K-64

Author: Warszewicki Krzysztof, 1543 - 1603

Title: Ad Stephanum regem Poloniae oratio, qua cum Ioanne Magno Moscorum Duce XV. Ianuarii ad Zapolsciam confectam pacem gratulatur.

Title in English: Oration to Polish King Stephen to Offer Congratulations on the Truce of 15 January in Zapolsky with Ivan, Duke of Muscovy. 

Published: Magdeburg, Wilhelm Roß, 1582.

Format: small 4to (198 x 156 mm). Title within ornamented typographic border. [11] leaves. [A-B4, C3].

Binding: blue gray wrappers.

Text of the congratulation speech held on the occasion of the Truce or Treaty of Jam Zapolski (near Nowgorod), between King Stephen of Poland and Grand Duke of Lithuania, and the Russian Czar Iwan IV on 15 January 1582. It was one of the treaties that ended the Livonian War. It followed the successful Livonian campaign of Stephen Báthory, culminating in the Siege of Pskov. - The author was a member of a prominent family and canon of the Cracow church, he was King Stephen's private secretary and had been Hungarian chancellor. His older brother Stanislaw Warszewicki, was a Jesuit priest at the Swedish court.

Reference: VD 16, W-1228.