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Yes. I know. It was not created in Florence but in the Monastery of Saint John the Forerunner "at Stoudios".


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Mieszko's baptism in AD 966 brought catholic monks who, for quite a while were the only literate men in the new state. Before Christianity arrived to Poland there was no one to write it's history. There are only a handful of external sources like Ibrahim ibn Yaqub or Thietmar of Merseburg from around that time.


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