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Sebastián Fabián Klonowicz (1545–1602)

Klonowicz, Sebastián Fabián (klo-nō’vich). A Neo-Latin and Polish poet; born at Sulmierzyce, about 1545; died at Lublin, Aug. 29, 1602. His chief work, ‘Roxolana’ (1584), was a description in verse of the country and people of Red Russia (eastern Galicia). The Latin didactic poem ‘The Victory of the Gods’ (1595) is directed against the privileges of birth and other wrongs. ‘Flis’ (The Waterman: 1595), a Polish poem, described transportation down the Vistula from Warsaw to Dantzic. ‘Judas’s Purse’ (1600) was a sharp, satirical poem, directed against theft, hypocrisy, etc.