Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Communications. A significant historical year for this entry is 1475.
Location. 51° 6.873′ N, 17° 2.6′ E. Marker is in Wrocław, Dolnośląskie (Lower Silesia), in Wrocław Powiat. Marker is at the intersection of Katedralna and plac Kościelny on Katedralna. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Katedralna 3, Wrocław, Dolnośląskie 48-300, Poland. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dawny Sierociniec / Former Orphanage (Orphanotropheum) (a few steps from this Dawna kanonia kapituły świętokrzyskiej / Canon's of the Holy Cross house (a few steps from this marker); Dawna kanonia kapituły swiętokrzyskiej / Canon's House of the Holy Cross Chapter (within shouting distance of this marker); Former canons' house of the Holy Cross Chapter (within shouting distance of this marker); Edmund Bojanowski (within shouting distance of this marker); Pope John Paul II (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Dawne kanonie kapituły katedralnej / Canon's Houses of the Cathedral Chapter (about 90 meters away); Biskup / Bishop Nanker (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wrocław.
Also see . . . Kasper Elyan (Wikipedia, in Polish). "Kasper Elyan , also known as Elian or Helian (born around 1435 in Głogów, died in 1486) - canon of the cathedral chapter in Wrocław , the first Polish printer who, 35 years after the invention of printing by Johann Gutenberg, first printed text in Polish...In 1470 he returned to the country, and with financial help from the Wrocław chapter, set up a printing house in Wrocław, which began operating from 1475. That year the first two religious imprints from the press were published. The main theme of the production of the Elyanowa publishing house were works of ecclesiastical content, intended for use by the clergy, such as the works of Thomas Aquinas, Jan Gerson, and others, except for one secular piece, namely Fadecji Poggia (Facetiarum liber, Joannes Poggius, 1482). The facility was kept until 1482. At that time, on behalf of the bishop of Wrocław, Elyan undertook a trip to Rome, where he spent three years. Returning to the country, he died, probably en route...." (Submitted on June 27, 2018.)
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