Dlugosz (Lat Longinus), John

Dlugosz (Lat. Longinus), John the historian of Poland, was born at Brzesnica in 1415, studied at Nouy- Korczyn and the University of Cracow, and was designated for the archbishopric of Lemberg, but died May 29, 1840, before consecration to the high office. He wrote, Historiae Poloniae Libri XIII ab Antiquissimis Temporibus Usque ad Annum 1480: — Episcopatus Smogorzoviensis et Pizzinensis, quae Runi Wratislaviensis, Ecclesiarum Historiae et Acto (ed. Lipf, Breslau, 1847): — Vita Episcoporium Posnaniensium (Brunsberg, 1604). A new edition of Dlugosz's works was published by Przezdziecki (Cracow, 1863). See Stemmer,in Wetzer u. Welte's Kirchen-Lexikon, s.v. (B.P.)

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