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2015 | 80 | 3 | 63-83
Article title

Plan oblężenia Torunia w roku 1658 z wiedeńskiego Archiwum Wojny

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The plan of the siege of Torun in 1658 from the Vienna Archive of War
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The plan of the siege of Torun, preserved in the Vienna Archive of War (Kriegsarchiv) is the perfect documentation of one of the most important events of the Polish-Sweden war of 1655-1660. It includes a detailed presentation of the city and its suburbs, along with numerous details and the positions occupied by the besieging army (in particular the emperor’s army). It includes a key with 91 entries. It is signed by its author – Johan Eusebius Mayer. The document is a valuable source for research on Torun’s fortifications during the times of the Swedish wars. It has been established that the plan was a basis for the so called Italian plan of the siege of Torun – the etching included in the history of Emperor Leopold I published in the Italian language in 1669.
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80
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3
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63-83
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