Frycz, Modrzewski, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski, biografia, biography, literatura, emendanda libri quinque (Rozważań o poprawie Rzeczypospolitej ksiąg pięć). Get this from a library! O poprawie Rzeczypospolitej: przekład Cypriana Bazylika z r. [Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski; Julian Krzyżanowski;. Polish Title: O poprawie Rzeczypospolitej księgi czwóre; Year: ; By: Modrzewski, Andrzej Frycz; Source: The National Library of Poland; Language: Polish.

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O poprawie Rzeczypospolitej by Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski

He returned to his native Wolborz in and devoted himself to writing. Boys should not neglect horseback riding or foot exercises, such as running or jumping, or throwing stones, or playing with a ball or discus and other such sports, provided they are done moderately. Excellence grows with praise And applause is its immense stimulus.

He was convinced that all legal order O prawachand the survival of the state in times of rzecxypospolitej and peace O pokojuare closely connected with the morals of society, the attitude of individuals, particularly of modrzeqski king, senators and members of Parliament.

September 20, — autumn, was a Polish Renaissance scholar, humanist and theologiancalled “the father of Polish democracy “. Children should be shown Christ and imbued with knowledge of God, so they would know from whom they could expect all that is good, with whose nod everything happens, who punishes evil and rewards good.

Please choose whether or not you want other users to be able to see on your profile that this library is a favorite of yours. Attacked by the Church in Poland for his convictions, Modrzewski sought shelter at the Tarnowskis fleeing from his home-town, Wolborz. Surely a father who is a drunkard will not manage to arouse in his son a love of temperance; a squanderer and fancy dresser will not recommend thrift to children; nor will a violent man, who in anger becomes cruel, bloodthirsty, and homicidal, be able to prescribe to his children the laws of gentleness or conciliation and humaneness, because the young are attracted to follow in the footsteps of their parents and to be like them.

Finding libraries that hold this item Please enter the message. Thanks for telling us about the problem. The book was widely read and praised across Renaissance Europe.

Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Would it not be much better if children did not know about it, and learned from teachers what is more helpful to virtue and solid work, rather than what fills them with puffed up pride?


I would be pleased to see all parents examine themselves if they did not corrupt most the morals of their children. They are laughable dunces who flatter the children of rich people and bedazzle them with wealth, power, splendor of their family house, and who first instill in them pride and haughtiness before they gain some understanding of honesty and moderation.

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The king, in order to ensure the safety of the great thinker and writer, issued a mandate at the session of Seym in Warsaw in which exempted Modrzewski from church jurisdiction. In he became a secretary of King Zygmunt August and in this character he took part in numerous ambassadorial missions.

They should prescribe for them moderation in food, which should be light, plain, and not inflaming the insides. De Moribus On Customs ; 2. They should be taken to churches and services so they would learn holy rites and ceremonies, worship sacraments, have opportunities to pray and become devoted to this which merits Almighty God’s grace and people’s affection.

Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski

Keyc marked it as to-read Dec 13, Amanda Carmen rated it liked it Jan 26, In his major work Commentariorum de Republica emendanda libri quinque —translated into Polish as On the Reform of the CommonwealthFrycz Modrzewski was mainly concerned with the mores, considered as a set of ethical motivations of each citizen. Joanna rated it liked it Dec 20, The timestamp is only as accurate as the clock in the camera, and it may be completely wrong.

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This page was last edited on 12 Decemberat The orations were directed in turn to the King – Zygmunt August, the Senate, the nobility and the Polish nation as well as the clergy. Please enter recipient e-mail address es. Retrieved from ” https: What crime is committed by parents who neglect good upbringing for the progeny born of them and destined to the kingdom of heaven?


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One should try as hard as possible not to have boys take part in girls’ pastimes, especially when they become adolescent, because this age in itself spurs them to desire. To ask other readers questions about O poprawie Rzeczypospolitejplease sign rzeeczypospolitej. One can choose fables or riddles or stories, which would encourage the children to work; if they are too listless and slow, trycz is proper to reprimand them, and those who avoid chores even more to punish with a rod.

When parents recognize and observe a young man’s talents, they should direct him towards the subjects to which, in their belief, he is naturally inclined, so that he can begin to learn and love the rudiments of those works that he will later be occupied with during his whole life.

Kasia rated it liked it Feb 01, Rzzeczypospolitej rated it did not like it Feb 16, The E-mail message field is required. Since the young learn how to behave from older people, especially from parents, not only with their ears but also with their eyes, parents should make every effort fryc appear in their children’s eyes much the same as they would like them to be.

Julia added it Feb 08, And if by any chance they want to send the young man to foreign lands, they should very carefully prepare him for this experience and instill in his heart to strive not so much to get to know as many people as possible in each country nor to become close to many, but to learn what is just in customs, law, and discipline in neighboring countries, so that he would observe everything and after his return could explain them in order to reform these matters in his homeland.

After returning to Poland, Frycz was supporting himself by the income from his prebends. The first complete edition — consisting of all five beforementioned books, and dialogues entitled: Kot, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski. King Solomon, great sage, says: