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How a Sabbatian sect from Podolia influenced the history of Polish culture and changed the face of Polish Romantic literature

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A portrait of Adam Mickiewicz by S.Chejmann; image courtesy of Marek Skorupski / FORUM

One of the most mysterious, as well as the most famous, quotations from Polish literature comes from the Romantic epic poem by Adam Mickiewicz. We invite you to delve into the secret of the number 40 and 4, and discover the possible Jewish roots of Poland’s most legendary soothsayer

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