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Czepko, Daniel
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(Sep 23, 1605, Koszowice [Koschwitz], Silesia, Poland – Sep 8, 1660, Wolów [Wohlau], Silesia, Poland; ennobled to Daniel Czepko v. Reigersfeld in 1657), Protestant poet (Baroque: IV, 1). After attending Latin school in Schweidnitz (modern Swidnica, Poland), he studied medicine at Leipzig in 1623, and law at Strasbourg and Heidelberg in 1625. He spent a year as observer at the Imperial High Court in Speyer, and finally settled in Silesia in 1629. He was one of the most important poets and writers of the 17th century. Fear of conflicts with the cens…

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Roloff, Hans-Gert, “Czepko, Daniel”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 06 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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