Przegląd Zachodniopomorski

ISSN: 0552-4245     eISSN: 2353-3021    OAI    DOI: 10.18276/pz.2016.1-03

Issue archive / z. 1 2016
Miód w gospodarce komturstwa malborskiego
(Honey in the Economy of the Malbork (Marienburg) Commandry (Komturei))

Authors: Wiesław Długokęcki
Uniwersytet Gdański
Keywords: (forest) bee-keeping the Middle Ages consumption The Teutonic Order (The Order of Brothers of the German House of Saint Mary in Jerusalem)
Year of publication:2016
Page range:12 (41-52)
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The objective of the article is to provide information on the production of honey and itssignificance in the economy of the Malbork Commandry. Honey had been collected inPrussia before the Teutonic Order appeared there according to some sources, which arenot too numerous but quite reliable. In Prussia the Teutonic Order reserved itself the rightto give consent to bee collecting. At the Malbork Castle honey was mainly used to producemead and added to local wine to make it sweeter.
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