Mathias Casimir Sarbiewski SJ (Polish Maciej Kazimierz Sarbiewski , Latin Mathias Casimirus Sarbievius ; born February 24, 1595 in Sarbiewo near Płońsk in Masovia , † April 2, 1640 in Warsaw ) was a Jesuit and neo-Latin writer.
He studied from 1622 at Vilnius University , where he taught rhetoric from 1627 . After his doctorate in philosophy (1632) he was dean of the university from 1633 to 1635 and in 1636 he received his doctorate in theology. He achieved Europe-wide fame and recognition with his book "Lyricorum libri tres" ( Three books of poetry ), published in Cologne in 1625 , which has been translated into many languages and earned its author the nickname " Horace des Christianity". In addition, from 1622-25, as chairman of a papal commission in Rome, he had won the favor of Pope Urban VIII , who distinguished him with a laurel wreath .
- T. Wall (ed.): Mathiae Casimiri Sarbiewski e Societate Jesu Poloni Poemata Omnia . Collegium SJ, Staraviesiae 1892.
- Eckart Schäfer (Ed.): Sarbiewski. The Polish Horace . Narr, Tübingen 2006, ISBN 3-8233-6224-0 .
- Wojciech Iwaoczak: Sarbiewski, Maciej Kazimierz. In: Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon (BBKL). Volume 8, Bautz, Herzberg 1994, ISBN 3-88309-053-0 , Sp. 1357-1361.
- Literature by and about Maciej Sarbiewski in the catalog of the German National Library
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Sarbiewski, Mathias Casimir; Sarbiewski, Maciej Kazimirz (Polish); Sarbievius, Mathias Casimirus (Latin)|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Jesuit and neo-Latin writer|
|DATE OF BIRTH||February 24, 1595|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Sarbiewo|
|DATE OF DEATH||April 2, 1640|
|Place of death||Warsaw|