HOME

TheInfoList




The Bishopric of Lebus (; ) was a
Roman Catholic Roman or Romans most often refers to: *Rome , established_title = Founded , established_date = 753 BC , founder = King Romulus , image_map = Map of comune of Rome (metropolitan city of Capital Rome, region Laz ...

Roman Catholic
diocese In Ecclesiastical polity, church governance, a diocese or bishopric is the ecclesiastical district under the jurisdiction of a bishop. History In the later organization of the Roman Empire, the increasingly subdivided Roman province, prov ...
of
Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 Voivodeships of Poland, administrative provinces, covering an area of , and has a largely Temperate climate, temperate seasonal cli ...

Poland
and later an ecclesiastical territory of the
Holy Roman Empire The Holy Roman Empire ( la, Sacrum Romanum Imperium; german: Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in Western Western may refer to: Places *Western, Nebraska, a village in the US *Western, New York, a town i ...
. It existed from 1125 until 1598. The diocese encompassed areas on both sides of the
Oder River The Oder ( , ; Czech Czech may refer to: * Anything from or related to the Czech Republic The Czech Republic, also known by its short-form name Czechia and formerly known as Bohemia, is a landlocked country A landlocked country is ...
around the town of Lebus/Lubusz later called
Lubusz Land Lubusz Land ( pl, Ziemia Lubuska; german: Land Lebus) is a historical region Historical regions (or historical areas) are geography, geographical areas which at some point in time had a culture, cultural, ethnic group, ethnic, linguistics, lingu ...
.


History

The diocese was established about 1125 by the
Piast The Piast dynasty was the first historical ruling dynasty A dynasty (, ) is a sequence of rulers from the same family,''Oxford English Dictionary'', "dynasty, ''n''." Oxford University Press Oxford University Press (OUP) is the u ...
Duke
Bolesław III Wrymouth Bolesław III Wrymouth (also known as Boleslaus III the Wry-mouthed, pl, Bolesław III Krzywousty) (20 August 1086 – 28 October 1138), was the duke of Lesser Poland Lesser Poland, often known by its Polish language, Polish name Małop ...
of
Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 Voivodeships of Poland, administrative provinces, covering an area of , and has a largely Temperate climate, temperate seasonal cli ...
in the westernmost region of Poland in the lands west of
Greater Poland Greater Poland, often known by its Polish name Wielkopolska (; german: Großpolen, la, Polonia Maior), is a historical region of west-central Poland Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Eu ...
settled by pagan
Polabian Slavs Polabian ( dsb, Połobske słowjany, pl, Słowianie połabscy, cz, Polabští slované) is a collective term applied to a number of () tribes who lived along the river in what is today . The approximate territory stretched from the in the ...

Polabian Slavs
, in order to counter the eastward expansion of the
Holy Roman Empire The Holy Roman Empire ( la, Sacrum Romanum Imperium; german: Heiliges Römisches Reich) was a multi-ethnic complex of territories in Western Western may refer to: Places *Western, Nebraska, a village in the US *Western, New York, a town i ...
expedited by Emperor
Henry V Henry V may refer to: People * Henry V, Duke of Bavaria (died 1026) * Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor (1081/86–1125) * Henry V, Duke of Carinthia (died 1161) * Henry V, Count Palatine of the Rhine (c. 1173–1227) * Henry V, Count of Luxembourg (1216 ...

Henry V
and the
Archbishopric of Magdeburg The Archbishopric of Magdeburg was a Roman Catholic Church, Roman Catholic archdiocese (969–1552) and Prince-Bishopric, Prince-Archbishopric (1180–1680) of the Holy Roman Empire centered on the city of Magdeburg on the Elbe River. Planned sin ...
. Duke Bolesław prompted the construction of St. Adalbert Cathedral in Lubusz, consecrated to the diocesan patron saint
Adalbert of Prague Adalbert of Prague ( la, Sanctus Adalbertus, cs, svatý Vojtěch, sk, svätý Vojtech, pl, święty Wojciech, hu, Szent Adalbert; 95623 April 997), known in Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia by his birth name Vojtěch ( la, Voitecus), was ...

Adalbert of Prague
, which was later destroyed.Walter Stephan, "Das Madonnen-Siegel der VIADRINA und des Bischofs Dietrich von Lebus", in: ''Gabriel'' (April 2006), Sammlergilde St. Gabriel e. V. (ed.), cf
online extract
, retrieved on 18 April 2011.


Notes

{{DEFAULTSORT:Bishopric Of Lebus 12th-century establishments in Poland
Lebus Lebus ( pl, Lubusz) is a historic town in the Märkisch-Oderland Märkisch-Oderland is a ''Landkreis'' (district) in the eastern part of Brandenburg Brandenburg (, also , ; nds, Brannenborg; dsb, Bramborska) is a state State may refer to ...
Lebus Lebus ( pl, Lubusz) is a historic town in the Märkisch-Oderland Märkisch-Oderland is a ''Landkreis'' (district) in the eastern part of Brandenburg Brandenburg (, also , ; nds, Brannenborg; dsb, Bramborska) is a state State may refer to ...
Lebus Lebus ( pl, Lubusz) is a historic town in the Märkisch-Oderland Märkisch-Oderland is a ''Landkreis'' (district) in the eastern part of Brandenburg Brandenburg (, also , ; nds, Brannenborg; dsb, Bramborska) is a state State may refer to ...
Lubusz Lebus ( pl, Lubusz) is a historic town in the Märkisch-Oderland District of Brandenburg, Germany. It is the administrative seat of ''Amt (country subdivision), Amt'' ("collective municipality") Amt Lebus, Lebus. The town, located on the west bank ...
Lebus Lebus ( pl, Lubusz) is a historic town in the Märkisch-Oderland Märkisch-Oderland is a ''Landkreis'' (district) in the eastern part of Brandenburg Brandenburg (, also , ; nds, Brannenborg; dsb, Bramborska) is a state State may refer to ...
Lebus Lebus ( pl, Lubusz) is a historic town in the Märkisch-Oderland Märkisch-Oderland is a ''Landkreis'' (district) in the eastern part of Brandenburg Brandenburg (, also , ; nds, Brannenborg; dsb, Bramborska) is a state State may refer to ...
Lebus Lebus ( pl, Lubusz) is a historic town in the Märkisch-Oderland Märkisch-Oderland is a ''Landkreis'' (district) in the eastern part of Brandenburg Brandenburg (, also , ; nds, Brannenborg; dsb, Bramborska) is a state State may refer to ...
Lebus Lebus ( pl, Lubusz) is a historic town in the Märkisch-Oderland Märkisch-Oderland is a ''Landkreis'' (district) in the eastern part of Brandenburg Brandenburg (, also , ; nds, Brannenborg; dsb, Bramborska) is a state State may refer to ...
Lebus Lebus ( pl, Lubusz) is a historic town in the Märkisch-Oderland Märkisch-Oderland is a ''Landkreis'' (district) in the eastern part of Brandenburg Brandenburg (, also , ; nds, Brannenborg; dsb, Bramborska) is a state State may refer to ...