XPILAR'S Digital Image Writing Competition(92) ~ Polish legend about a highland robber.
Polish legend about a highland robber.
The robber was a Slovak peasant who was born in 1688 near Banska Bystrzyca. His name was Janosik.
Janosik, when he was young, joined the army of Franciszek Rakoczy, who started an uprising in Hungary against the rule of the Austrian Habsburg dynasty. The uprising ended in defeat, as a result of which Janosik was incorporated into the Austrian army. Wh…