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Skaryna [Skorina], Francysk [Francis; Frantsisk]locked

(b Połack [Polotsk], c. 1485; d Prague, c. 1552).
  • Guy Picarda

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Belarusian printer, woodcutter, scholar and Mystic. After early schooling in Połask, he graduated from Kraków University in 1506 and gained his doctorate in medicine at Padua University in 1513. In the interim he became secretary to John of Denmark (1481–1513) and acquired a grounding in the liberal arts, Classical languages, botany, astronomy, law and heraldry, as well as the mysticism of Pico della Mirandola (...

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