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by Piotrek81
March 27th, 2020, 1:01 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073 - jo
Replies: 76
Views: 1010

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073 - jo

I guess you can put "until 1466" in the title, but that's not the end of the Poland-Order wars, the way I remember it from school, although I haven't yet checked if Prutz talks about the later period. If I recall correctly, the last war between the two came in 1520. EDIT: And here's a map of the are...
by Piotrek81
March 27th, 2020, 12:21 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073 - jo
Replies: 76
Views: 1010

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073 - jo

I've left the title open for the present until I, or preferably you, can come up with something descriptive but a bit shorter...
Maybe "The struggle between the Teutonic Order and Poland continues"? This of course ignores the Scandinavia and Russia-related parts of the section...
by Piotrek81
March 27th, 2020, 10:34 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073 - jo
Replies: 76
Views: 1010

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073 - jo

The story of the Order and Poland continues... https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf073_transformation_prutz_pn81_128kb.mp3 duration 35:20 Title: The Transformation of Northeastern Germany Through the German-Polish Wars. The History of Scandinavia to the second half of the fifteenth cen...
by Piotrek81
March 23rd, 2020, 9:12 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Wuhan Corona - Hope Everyone is Okay!
Replies: 31
Views: 2898

Re: Wuhan Corona - Hope Everyone is Okay!

Meanwhile, I work in a call-centre. We're supposed to go remote at some point but it's getting delayed.
by Piotrek81
March 23rd, 2020, 9:08 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073 - jo
Replies: 76
Views: 1010

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073 - jo

soupy wrote:
March 23rd, 2020, 5:54 am
Thanks for the history that never gets taught in high school Piotr :thumbs:

Well read and PLOK

Craig
Ah, the hectic hours just before my end-of-highschool oral history exam when I was commiting to memory a table presenting the evolution of noblity privileges in Poland :mrgreen:
by Piotrek81
March 22nd, 2020, 11:43 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Books
Topic: The Deluge (vol 2) by Henryk Sienkiewicz [HIST NOVEL]-ans
Replies: 139
Views: 14056

Re: The Deluge (vol 2) by Henryk Sienkiewicz [HIST NOVEL]-ans

Hello Jeff, what a surprise :) (I'm talking about you language skills).
I'll be happy to reserve sections for you, but I haven't seen you post a test yet. Have you received any feedback on your files so far?

EDIT: OK, I see your first file was OKed without any mention of any technical issues.
by Piotrek81
March 22nd, 2020, 6:15 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073 - jo
Replies: 76
Views: 1010

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073 - jo

Actually the title of this one is "Northern Europe and the Swiss Confederation in the Fourteenth Century". Sorry, I forgot to mention that.
by Piotrek81
March 22nd, 2020, 2:57 am
Forum: Readers Wanted: Short Works (Poetry & Prose)
Topic: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073 - jo
Replies: 76
Views: 1010

Re: Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 073 - jo

Remember Hanseatic League, Teutonic Order and Poland? We're picking up when we stopped: https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/snf073_northerneurope_prutz_pn81_128kb.mp3 Duration 38:53 This brought back high school memories :D Also, the character of Winkelried mentioned towards the end featu...
by Piotrek81
March 21st, 2020, 10:55 am
Forum: Help, Discussion, & Suggestions: Languages other than English
Topic: [POL]Dyskusje na temat polskich tekstów, źródeł i materiałów
Replies: 61
Views: 20826

Re: [POL]Dyskusje na temat polskich tekstów, źródeł i materiałów

Wolne Lektury często używają wydań z lat 60. i 70., więc nie wiem, jak sprawa wygląda od tej strony. Skoro WL wciąż istnieją znaczy, że nikt ich nie pozwał o złamanie polskiego prawa :D ale też prawo USA mówi wyraźnie o dacie publikacji. :hmm:
by Piotrek81
March 21st, 2020, 7:33 am
Forum: Help, Discussion, & Suggestions: Languages other than English
Topic: [POL]Dyskusje na temat polskich tekstów, źródeł i materiałów
Replies: 61
Views: 20826

Re: [POL]Dyskusje na temat polskich tekstów, źródeł i materiałów

Moim głównym źródłem tekstów jest www.polona.pl Spójrz tam. Wikiźródła mają skany z polony https://pl.wikisource.org/wiki/Autor:Arthur_Conan_Doyle więc możesz też brać z wiki. Sprawdzaj tylko czy jest odnośnik do skanów i data wydania, tak jak TUTAJ . Na start możesz też przeczytać coś krótkiego, np...
by Piotrek81
March 21st, 2020, 4:14 am
Forum: Help, Discussion, & Suggestions: Languages other than English
Topic: [POL]Dyskusje na temat polskich tekstów, źródeł i materiałów
Replies: 61
Views: 20826

Re: [POL]Dyskusje na temat polskich tekstów, źródeł i materiałów

Dziwne, czyżby już nie wysyłali? :hmm: Poczytaj to: https://forum.librivox.org/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=1491 Jeśli będziesz miała jakieś pytania, nie wahaj się ich zadawać :) 1939 to za późno. Prawo autorskie USA, gdzie znajdują się serwery z plikami, stanowi że utwór, aby przejść do domeny publicznej, ...
by Piotrek81
March 19th, 2020, 11:05 am
Forum: Help, Discussion, & Suggestions: Languages other than English
Topic: [POL]Dyskusje na temat polskich tekstów, źródeł i materiałów
Replies: 61
Views: 20826

Re: [POL]Dyskusje na temat polskich tekstów, źródeł i materiałów

Hej, tutaj Piotrek N ;) Musiałabyś najpierw sprawdzić status praw autorskich do tej książki. Jeśli masz link do tekstu, wrzuć go do działu "Need Help?" tworząc nowy wątek. Udzielają się tam ludzie wiedzący o tych sprawach znacznie więcej niż ja. Ale przede wszystkim nagraj wcześniej test. Link do in...
by Piotrek81
March 10th, 2020, 12:47 pm
Forum: Readers Wanted: Languages other than English
Topic: [OPEN]Multilingual Short Works Collection 023 - thw
Replies: 83
Views: 4452

Re: [OPEN]Multilingual Short Works Collection 023 - thw

Since it doesn't seem like there are many volunteers willing to contribute to this one, here's another one in Polish: Author: Aleksander Fredro (1793-1876) (new author in the DB) Source: https://pl.wikisource.org/wiki/Pan_Jowialski/Akt_IV Publication date: 1880 Duration: 1:41 Uploader link: https://...