Maciej Barski Kochler's bust and memorial tablet

This beautiful monument to the memory Maciej Barski Kochler can be seen inside the Ospedale di Santa Maria Nuova in Florence where the young Polish physician worked for a while. The Latin inscription reads as follows: "D.O.M. / MATTHIAE COCHLERO BARSKI / EQ POLONO DOCT PHYSICO, / QUI CUM HOC LOCO MULTIS INDUSTRIAM / FIDEMQ SUAM COMPROBASSET, / AD SIGISM III POLONORUM REGEM / PROFECTURUS, GENTIQ SUAE PROFUTURUS, 7 FEBRI ACUTA DECESSIT, / IOANNES CAN GRACOVIENSIS, ANNAE / IAGELLONIAE REGINAE POL THEOLOGUS / ET ANDREAS I V D SECR REGIUS, / FRATI OPT MEDIOXIMO / MOESTISS POSS / VIXIT ANN XXXVIII OBIITXU KAL OCT / ANNO MDXCI / QUOD VIX UNA DOMUS PRODUCIT, / GENS QUOQUE TATA
HOC TULIT UNA DOMUS / GENSQUE POLONA SIMUL"1.

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  • Photos by Luca Borghi ti.supmacinu|ihgrob.l#| (December 2008)
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