The captivating images from the city's heritage protection office showcase the tiniest intricacies of the colossal monument, bringing it to life in an unprecedented manner.
Posting photos of the weapon on its website, Berlin auction house Carsten Zeige said that the sword “probably belonged to Sigismund III Vasa and came from a pre-war Polish collection.”
Notoriously unlucky in love, TFN explores the lonely life of Anna Jagiellon, the last of the great Jagiellonian dynasty.
Measuring nearly 7 centimetres in diameter and weighing a hefty 174.9 grams, the 50 duct gold coin from 1621 is masterpiece of baroque engraving and a pearl of Polish coinage.
Killed on October 7th, 1620, during the Battle of Cecora at the age of 72, Stanisław Żółkiewski was one of Poland’s greatest ever military leaders, who helped forge Poland into a superpower, the largest military and economic power in Europe. TFN’s Stuart Dowell looks back at the man who gave his whole life to serving Poland and whose name is synonymous with bravery and wisdom and the ability to make the final sacrifice in fighting for the homeland.