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"St Adalbert (Polish: Wojciech, Czech: Vojtech), bishop of Prague was the widely known church authority at the end of tenth century. During his career he became a friend of Polish king, Boleslav (whose mother was Dobrava, Bohemian princess) and Otto the Third, Roman emperor. Bishop Adalbert died as a martyr in 997, during a mission intent on converting pagan Pruthenians, inhabiting terrains located to the east of the mouth of the Vistula, and was buried in Gniezno. Forty years later his body have been taken to Prague as a wartime loot in the course of the war between the related princes of Bohemia and Poland. But this fact is known only from the Bohemian chronicles; the official version of Gniezno is, that the body of the saint had been hidden, and to the Prague was taken the body of another bishop. However it was, till today two cathedrals in two towns – Gniezno and Prague are proud of having the relics of saint martyr. The connection of St Adalbert with Italy is not widely known, however he had been visiting this country very often, specially the monastery on Aventine. His friend, emperor Otto, after canonisation of Adalbert founded the church in Rome, on Isola Tiburtina, and dedicated it to the new saint. Now that church bears the name of St Bartholomeus, but the medieval well (pozzo) with the figure of bishop Adalbert still remains in the middle of the choir.[...]"
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Robert Kunkel
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