Автор: Łukasz Kamiński (chapters I, II, IV, VII, VIII) Maciej Korkuć (chapters III, V, VI)
Изд-во: Instytut Pamięci Narodowej
Формат: Обл. мягк. – Форм. 140х205 мм; 117 стр.
Год издания: 2016
Our identity as individuals and as a community is based on memory. The past allows us to understand who we are. Poland’s past and contemporary history began 1050 years ago when the nation became Christianised. In the period of Poland’s greatest prosperity, a beautiful myth was created claiming that Poles were descendants of the Sarmatians who were courageous warriors as described in ancient texts. Even today we sometimes refer to ourselves as the Sarmatians. In reality, however, the Polish people are descendants of the Slavs who have inhabited Eastern and Central Europe since the 4th century AD