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  Leszek I the White - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Leszek I the White (Polish: Leszek Biały; c.
Death of Leszek the White, by Jan Matejko
This biography of a Polish noble is a stub.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Leszek_I_the_White   (165 words)

 Untitled Document
In his printmaking works, Leszek Wyczolkowski depicts a system of grids of square windows through which one is able to map the regenerative powers of nature.
These powerful fl and white etchings, comprised of separate plates inked and assembled on the press bed, are testament to the artist's expertise and confidence in his chosen medium.
Leszek Wyczolkowski shares and affinity with the Belgian painter Rene Magritte (1898-1967), in terms of subject matter and intent.
www.purpleline.com /leszek/critics.htm   (2950 words)

 CD Baby: LESZEK CICHONSKI FEAT. STAN SKIBBY: Thanks Jimi a tribute to Jimi Hendrix
Leszek Cichonski was born on 25th Nov., 1957 in Wroclaw.
Leszek Cichonski is a laureate of the Maria Jurkowska Award granted every year by the Polish Radio Programme 3 musical jurnalist for his propagation of the blues and musical education among young people.
Leszek has written Thanks Jimi instrumental piece full of exciting riffs and solos as well as Crazy Horse for which the lyrics have been written by Stan Skibby.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/cichonski   (1326 words)

 PIOTR GÓRECKI | A Historian as a Source of Law: Abbot Peter of Henryków and the Invocation of Norms in ...
The roles of Chociemir, Leonard, and Nicholas suggest that one source of the "anxiety of doubt" with which Leszek prefaced his narration was the strength of the sons' proprietary interest in their father's acquisition.
In other words—again to borrow White's useful expression—Peter situated the relationship between Stephen, Duke Henry, and the forest within the discourse of honorable service tenure that was increasingly commonplace in medieval Poland at the time he presumably composed his work.
At the very least, Dukes Henry I, his namesake Henry III, and Leszek the White, Prior Vincent, Palatine Pakoslaw, and Abbot Peter all paused to reflect, in different ways, on the necessity, adviseability, prudence, wisdom, or otherwise, of involvement by the recipient's heirs in the alienation of acquisitions.
www.historycooperative.org /journals/lhr/18.3/gorecki.html   (10750 words)

 Notes on 13th Century Poland   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
It was Hermann von Salza, who transferred the order to Europe, first establishing it in Hungary and later in Prussia, where he laid the foundations for its power and settled the conditions according to which it rose and fell.
1214 Leszek attempts to ally regions of Catholic Kingdoms by marrying a Hungarian prince to a Polish Duke's daughter.
1288 Leszek the Black dies and establishes Henry IV of Breslau (grandson of the hero of Lignica) as ruler.
slavic.freeservers.com /Poland5.html   (2295 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Mead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
During the Crusades, Polish Prince Leszek I the White explained to the Pope that Polish knights could not participate in the Crusades because there was no mead in Palestine.
Consumers must bear in mind that some producers have marketed white wine with added honey as mead, often spelling it "meade." Blended varieties of mead can be known by either style represented.
Pyment made with white grape juice is sometimes called "white mead." Rhodomel - Rhodomel is made from honey, rose hips, petals, or rose attar, and water.
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Mead   (1584 words)

 Shakmaty Bereolos - June 2000 Archive
White has a clear advantage here because of his two bishops, the weak d-pawn, and bad Black bishop, but still must come up with a winning plan.
White does not fear an exchange on c3 because Black would then be very weak on the dark squares especially at d6.
White should probably play 63.g5 to give his queen an outpost on f6, then try to find a way to bring his King into play.
www.knology.net /~bereolos/archives/chessJun00.html   (3773 words)

However the majority of the nobles supported the prince of Sandomierz, Leszek the White, the son of Casimir the Just.
He achieved his aim shortly after Leszek's death, but was again exiled, this time by Prince Conrad of Mazovia, who claimed the throne as the brother of Leszek the White.
prince of Sandomierz, the son of Leszek the White, he assumed the throne in the Cracow province in 1243, having defeated Conrad of Mazovia.
www.halat.pl /article.php?1&fs=poland1.html   (6693 words)

 The Great Dynasties   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Mieszko III’s son, Wladyslaw III Laskonogi (Longshanks) of Wielkopolska, ruled 1202; Leszek Bialy (the White) of Sandomierz, ruled 1202 - 1227, whose intervention in the politics of Ruthenia (in 1205), alongside his brother, Konrad of Mazovia (b.
It is his personal insignia, the crowned white eagle against a red field that his successor, Przemyslaw (King 1295 - 1296), adopted as a symbol for the Kingdom of Poland.
She was buried at the Great Altar in Wawel Cathedral; her remains were transferred to the white marble sarcophagus designed by Madeyski.
www.kasprzyk.demon.co.uk /www/GreatDynasties.html   (7091 words)

 Press Briefing by Ari Fleischer
Q Ari, the Episcopal Church's presiding bishop, Frank Griswold, said -- and this is a quote -- "The United States is rightly hated and loathed for its reprehensible rhetoric and blind eye toward poverty and suffering.
I was wondering what the White House thinks about the $300 tax rebate and, specifically, the one-year increase to 50 percent bonus depreciation.
On the second part of it, the information was made known to the White House during the vetting process.
www.whitehouse.gov /news/releases/2003/01/20030124-3.html   (6032 words)

 The Heritage of the 13th Century
He claimed the overlordship of Samogitia with her local chieftains, and he succeeded in extending his sovereignty over most of White Russia, where relatives of Mindaugas were established in Polotsk, and also over the intermediary region between Lithuania and the Pripet marshes, divided into petty principalities.
And when, in 1227, Leszek the White of Cracow, who had ruled Little Poland not without success for about thirty years, was killed by Swietopelk of Pomerania, Henry the Bearded seemed the most appropriate tutor of Leszek’s minor son, Boleslaw.
It was not until Leszek’s death (who had remained childless) in 1288, that almost unexpectedly the program of reuniting Poland under a crowned king made its gradual reappearance, deeply influencing the whole situation in East Central Europe.
victorian.fortunecity.com /wooton/34/halecki/6.htm   (4614 words)

 Mead - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Mead was a popular drink among the Polish szlachta.
During the Crusades Polish prince Leszek the White explained to the pope that Polish knights couldn't participate in the crusades because there is no mead in Palestine.
In Finland a sweet mead called Sima (cognate with zymurgy), is still an essential seasonal brew connected with the Finnish Vappu festival.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Mead   (1399 words)

 Leszek Cichonski - Thanks Jimi
With "Thanks Jimi", Leszek Cichonski has successfully crossed all musical barriers and has produced an excellent, top-shelf heavy guitar "Hendrix tribute" disc that stands up with the best of them.
The disc also features several killer Hendrix-inspired original trax including the bad-ass hard rocking "Crazy Horse" and the outstanding title track ("Thanks Jimi", an awesome instrumental heavy guitar showcase that is full of depth and emotion - a very deep personal "musical tribute" to JIMI HENDRIX).
LESZEK CICHONSKI is an awesome player in his own right who treats Jimi's music with the respect of a deeply rooted blues muscian and, on "Thanks Jimi", does THE MAN proud.
www.grooveyardrecords.com /leszek.html   (327 words)

 Trzy kolory: Bialy (1994)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Three Colours: White is the only film that really has some funny, sometimes even slapstick moments, the scene with suitcase is hilarious funny.
For him she is a fetish, a statue of white marble, unreal and high above him.
Another strong point is the cinematography, with delicate, unreal pictures, compositions in white, symbolizing their innocence and love at the beginning and Dominiques growing estrangement.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0111507/combined   (679 words)

 Poland as you like! - Sandomierz   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In the testament of king Boleslaus the Wrymouth (1138), in which he divided Poland among his sons, Sandomierz was designated as a capital of one of the resulting principalities.
The stronghold was reigned by dukes: Henry of Sandomierz, Boleslaus the Curly, Casimir the Just, Leszek the White, Boleslaus the Shy.
Tartar invasions damaged the town in the 13th century, it was decided to relocate the town.
poland.as /poland/317,,1,1,0,0   (465 words)

 BBC NEWS | Middle East | White House reviews Iraq policy
The BBC Washington correspondent Justin Webb says the fact that Mr Bremer travelled to the White House at short notice suggests urgent decisions are being taken.
Mr Bremer cancelled a planned meeting in Iraq with Polish Prime Minister Leszek Miller to return at short notice to the White House.
The White House did not comment on the purpose of the visit, nor did it say whether Mr Bremer met President George W Bush.
news.bbc.co.uk /2/hi/middle_east/3262629.stm   (612 words)

 POLAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Przemysl II the prince of Poznan, he followed in the footsteps of many of his predecessors in efforts to reunify the Polish state.
In the face of this formidable threat, the Seym raised an army of 40,000 regulars.
Chodkiewicz (pictured on the white horse) dug in at Chocim on the Dneper where for almost a month the Polish infantry managed to held off repeated Turkish assaults, while the cavalry made sallies into te enemy flanks (shown in the painting).
grunwald.iatp.by /pl/POLAND.htm   (11874 words)

 Bush, Blair Meet at White House
(White House Report) (360) BUSH MEETS WITH BRITAIN'S BLAIR AT WHITE HOUSE President Bush and Britain's Prime Minister Tony Blair were to meet for several hours of discussions at the White House the afternoon of January 31.
Their plans to meet at the Camp David presidential retreat in the mountains outside Washington were scrapped because of poor weather.
Their discussions will include "how to promote peace in the Middle East" and "how to keep the pressure on so Iraq's Saddam Hussein disarms," White House spokesman Ari Fleischer told reporters.
www.usembassy-israel.org.il /publish/press/2003/february/020102.html   (275 words)

 International Disintegration and Foreign Penetration
It was the support of the aristocracy which decided in favor of the succession of his young son Leszek, called “the White” (1194—1227), who continued his policy.
In this new state of Halich and Volhynia, which was closely associated with the European community, as in the Kiev region the population was “Little Russian” or Ruthenian, according to the Latin sources, or Ukrainian, according to the present-day terminology.
A strange republican constitution was gradually developed, democratic in its form, oligarchic in its essence, with the bishop and the governor (posadnik) in the leading positions and the general assembly (veche) theoretically supreme.
victorian.fortunecity.com /wooton/34/halecki/5.htm   (8351 words)

 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Crusades
In the 14th century, Khan Tokhtamysh combined the Blue and White Hordes forming the Golden Horde.
Many cities in Hungary were sacked by passing bands of Crusaders; Polish Prince Leszek I the White refused to join a Crusade, allegedly because of the lack of mead in Palestine.
Later on, Poland was themselves subject to conquest from the Crusaders (see Teutonic Order), and therefore championed the notion that pagans have the right to live in peace and have property rights to their lands (see Pawel Wlodkowic).
www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Crusades   (6511 words)

 Poland and the Baltic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In 995 Czech warriors from Bohemia and Moravia invaded the White Croat state and destroyed their capital at Libice.
The White Croats, however, retained a separate ethnic identity into modern times.
An important city in southern Poland, a center of the Vistulan tribes and a recognized town from the 9th or 10th centuries.
www.hostkingdom.net /baltic.html   (2715 words)

 Leszek Zebrowski, master of Polish poster design - biography and posters
Leszek Zebrowski, master of Polish poster design - biography and posters
Zebrowski's artworks are easily recognizable thanks to his individual style.
Often monochrome, though not always fl and white but also a combination of other colors with a large dominant motive that fills the entire surface of the design, they immediately attract the attention and stimulate the imagination of the spectator.
www.poster.com.pl /zebrowski.htm   (237 words)

 PolishRoots - Geography & Maps
Those who survived the fire fled to the castle, but Turks, along with the Horde, cut half of them off from the castle and together attacked all the way up to the gate itself.
After they had suffered two assaults the other peasants, who were in the castle, revolted and began to hang out the white flag, expecting the Turks would let up if they surrendered.
Upon seeing this, a captain of General Kącki, a Frenchman named Desotel from Picardy, who was in command of 60 Hungarian dragoons, in addition to other soldiers, did not want to allow this and wished to put up a defense.
www.polishroots.org /slownik/zbaraz.htm   (3149 words)

 med information,mead   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
During the Crusades Polish prince Leszek the White of Poland explained to the pope thatPolish knights couldn't participate in the crusades because there is no med in Palestine.
In Finland a sweet med called Sima (cognate with zymurgy), is still an essential seasonal brew connected with the Finnish Vappu festival.
Add a very small piece of yeast ja slice the citrons into the mix (remove the white part well).
www.vsearchmedia.com /med.html   (1105 words)

 The Mongols in the West
Bela's daughter Kinga was the wife of Boleslaw, son of Leszek the White of the Piast dynasty.
Toktamish was the last major figure in the history of the Golden Horde, a man of considerable political vision who, however, made the fatal mistake of antagonizing his former protector and mentor Tamerlane (Timur).
It was with the help of Timur that in 1377 Toktamish, himself of uncertain origin, became head of the White (sometimes called Blue) Horde,59 formerly the apanage of Batu's older brother Orda, which occupied the steppes east of the Ural, now part of Kazakhstan.
www.deremilitari.org /resources/articles/sinor1.htm   (13535 words)

 mead information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Mead was especially popular with the Slavs and was called in Polish miod (pronounced myoot), meaning honey.
During the Crusades Polish prince Leszek the White of Poland explained to the pope thatPolish knights couldn't participate in the crusades because there is no mead in Palestine.
When you bottle, add one spoonful of sugar and a few raisins to the bottle before you pour the mead in.
www.vsearchmedia.com /mead.html   (1109 words)

 JewishGates.Com - The Definitive Source for Talmudic Learning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
According to the chronicler Vincent Kadlubek, under Boleslav III heavy penalties were laid on those who harmed Jews bodily.
Excavations in Great Poland and near Wloclawek have unearthed coins with Hebrew inscriptions issued under the princes Mieczyslaw III (1173—1209), Casimir II the Just (1177—94), Boleslav the Curly (1201), and Leszek the White (1205).
Rulers were quick to realize what they could gain from such immigrants: in 1262 Prince Boleslav the Shy forbade a monastery in Lesser Poland to take Jews under its sovereignty.
www.jewishgates.com /file.asp?File_ID=107   (2559 words)

Leszek I the White (†1227; the tomb hasn't been preserved)
The tomb (white marble plaque in the wall) of Queen Sophia of Holszany (†1461).
The mediaeval tomb of Duke Leszek II the Black (†1288) and two
homepage.mac.com /crowns/pl/avgal.html   (1633 words)

 Debugging with the Eclipse Platform   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Eclipse Platform white paper details the major components and functions of Eclipse.
Pawel Leszek, a Studio B author, is an independent software consultant and an author specializing in Linux/Win/Mac OS system architecture and administration.
He has experience with many operating systems, programming languages, and network protocols, especially Lotus Domino and DB2.
www-128.ibm.com /developerworks/opensource/library/os-ecbug   (2430 words)

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