The History of the Saints Cosmas and Damian Uniate parish in Klatwy until 1875 Cover Image

Dzieje parafii unickiej pw. Kuźmy i Damiana w Klątwach do 1875 roku
The History of the Saints Cosmas and Damian Uniate parish in Klatwy until 1875

Author(s): Janusz Adam Frykowski
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, History of Church(es), Local History / Microhistory, Theology and Religion, 19th Century, Eastern Orthodoxy, Other Christian Denominations
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu w Białymstoku
Keywords: parish; Orthodox church; endowment; paroch (parish priest); Uniates; utensilis

Summary/Abstract: The history of the village of Klatwy, the seat of the Saints Cosmas and Damian Uniate parish, dates back to at least fifteenth century. In 1462, due to the incorporation of the Duchy of Belz into the Kingdom of Poland, the village of Klatwy became part of the Starosty of Tyszowce and as a royal village functioned until 1768 the first partition of Polish- Lithuanian Commonwealth, Klatwy was annexed by the Habsburg Empire, then it became part of the Duchy of Warsaw and following the joint resolutions of the Congress of Vienna it was given to Russia. Originally, the village of Klatwy belonged to the Greek Orthodox Church and after the incorporation of Red Ruthenia into the Crown of the Kingdom of Poland come under the influence of the Latin Church, therefore, the inhabitants of that region were of dual rites, both Eastern Orthodox (then Uniate) as well as Latin Church.

  • Issue Year: 15/2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 103-126
  • Page Count: 24
  • Language: Polish