Jiří Tranovský

Jiří Tranovský
Short Name: Jiří Tranovský
Full Name: Tranovský, Jiří, 1591-1637
Birth Year: 1591
Death Year: 1637

Jiří Třanovský (Polish: Jerzy Trzanowski, Slovak: Juraj Tranovský, Latin: Georgius Tranoscius) (9 April 1592, Teschen, Silesia – 29 May 1637, Liptovský Sv. Mikuláš, Upper Hungary), was a hymnwriter from the Cieszyn Silesia. He was sometimes called the father of Slovak hymnody and the "Luther of the Slavs." His name is sometimes anglicized to George.

Třanovský was born in Teschen, and studied at Guben and Kolberg. In 1607, he was admitted to the University of Wittenberg where Martin Luther had taught less than a century earlier. He traveled in Bohemia and Silesia in 1612 and became a teacher at St. Nicholas Gymnasium in Prague. Later, he became rector of a school in Holešov, Moravia. In 1616 he was ordained a priest in Meziříčí and served as a pastor for four years. The persecution of Lutherans in Bohemia under Ferdinand II forced him into exile. After an imprisonment in 1623 and the death of two children from plague the following year, Třanovský received a call to be pastor to a church in Bielitz, Teschen Silesia. He also became personal chaplain to Count Kasper Illehazy in 1627.

Třanovský was a lover of poetry and hymns. He issued several collections of hymns, the first being the Latin Odarum Sacrarum sive Hymnorum Libri III in 1629, but his most important and most famous word was Cithara Sanctorum (Lyre of the Saints), written in Czech, which appeared in 1636 in Levoča. This latter volume has formed the basis of Czech and Slovak Lutheran hymnody to the present day. In addition to hymn collections, Třanovský translated the Augsburg Confession in 1620 into Czech. These two latter works together with Bible of Kralice are the pillars that supported the Slovak reformation.

From 1631 until 1637, Třanovský was pastor at a church in Liptovský Svätý Mikuláš in present-day Slovakia. He died on 29 May that year and was buried in an unmarked grave at his church. He was forty-six. Třanovský is commemorated on 29 May in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada.


Texts by Jiří Tranovský (177)sort descendingAsAuthority LanguagesInstances
Ach, Boze, k jakemu vekuJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Ach Boze, pohled' s vysostiJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Ach, muoj Boze, vis jak mnoheJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Aj blahoslaveny kteremuz z milostiJiří Tranovský (Author)Czech2
Aj divna moudrost dobrotaJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Aj jiz cas odjiti mehoJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Aj Pan krluje Bozskou cest majeJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Blaznivi usty FikajJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Blizit se jiz vecnT lTtoJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Boha Otce nestfhlThoJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Bohu bud' chvßla, cest i pozehnanfJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Bohu bud' slava na nebiJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Boze, k svym hrichuom se znameJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Boze Otce nas, Kteryzv nebi masJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Boze, smiluj se nad namiJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Boze, smutnych poteseniJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Boze, v sve prchlivostiJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Budiz nam Buh milostivyJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Buoh Otec budiz s namiJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Byt' Boha s nami nebyloJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Byt' lide zli a nedbaliJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Cas radosti, veselostiJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Chramove Ducha SvatehoJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Chran nas, Pane, pri slovu svemJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Christ the Lord to us is born, Hallelujah!Geo. Tranoscius (Author)English2
Chvalen bod' vecne HospodinJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Chvalmez (?) Boha, o krest'aneJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Chvalmez Pana, nebot' jest dobrotivyJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Chvaltez jiz Pana, chvaltez jiz PanaJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Chvaltez Nejmoonejsiho (?), Chvaltez Nejsvetejaiho(?)Jiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Chwała Bogu w wysokościks. Jerzy Trzanowski, d. 1637 (Author)Polish2
Cirkev jest panna mne milaJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Cirkev pravou poznavatiJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Clovece, chces-li zde ziti pobozneJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Come rejoicing, Praises voicing (Lutheran Hymnal)Juraj Tranovský, 1591–1637 (Author)English4
Come, rejoicing, praises voicingJiří Tranovský (Author)English2
Dekuji', mily PaneJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Dite se nam narodiloJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Duch muoj bolesti citiJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Duch muoj velebiJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Duch Svaty kdyz na JordaneJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Evanjelium vecnehoJiří Tranovský (Author)2
God, my Lord, my strength, my place of hidingJiří Tranovský (Author)English2
Hosanna, slava, moc, vladarstviJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Hospodine, v mem pokaniJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Hospodine vsemohouci, V moci tve jsou vsecky veciJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Hospodine, vzdycky mocnyJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Hrad prepevny je Pan Boh nasJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Hrad prepevny jest Pan Buh nasJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
I proc se tak rmoutis, o srdce meJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
In one true God we all believeJuraj Tranovský, d. 1637 (Author)3
Jak wód czystych jeleń żądaJiří Tranovský (Author)Polish2
Jenz jsi Buoh jeden v TrojiciJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Jenz jsi trpel za nasJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Jestize mnohe dobreJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Jestlit' Buch s nami nebudeJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Jezis Kristus, nas SpasitelJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Jezis Kristus, Ont' jest ma nadejeJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Jezis Kristus, Spasitel nasJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Jezisi, darce milostiJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Jezisi, jak jest presladkaJiri Tranovsky (Translator)Czech2
Jistota smrti a paduJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Jiz nastana ten cas praveJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Jiz posledni casoveJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Kdo det'atko chce mitiJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Kduz jsme v nejvetsim souzeniJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Kdyz Pan Jezis na krizi pnelJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Kdyz prisla smrti hodinaJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Kdyz s milymi ucentkyJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Ke cti Krista SpasiteleJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Krasny byl AbsolonJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Kriste, poprej milostiJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Kristovo umuceniJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Kristus Jezis, Buoh a clovek pravyJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Kristus Pan jat byl od smrtiJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Kristus Pan jest muoj zivotJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Kristus Pan nas k Jordanu selJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Kyrie eleyson, o BozeJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Let Our Gladness Banish SadnessJuraj Tranovský, 1591-1637 (Author)English2
Ma duse jest Pana toho nevestaJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Ma duse se nepoustejJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Majice pamatku nyniJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Make songs of joy to Christ, our headJiří Tranovský (Author)English4
Mocny Boze, pohled' na nasJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Mocny nebes StvoriteliJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Neplactez mnohoJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Greet now the swiftly changing yearJuraj Tranovský, 1591-1637 (Author)English1
Nuz chval, ma duse, panaJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Nuz chvalu vzdejme bohuJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
O blogosławionyks. Jerzy Trzanowski (Author)Polish2
O Boze, mou modlitbu alysJiří Tranovský (Author)2
O Boze nas, Trosjice nejsvetejsiJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
O Boze, tvo slovo svateJiří Tranovský (Author)2
O bud' slava na vysostiJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
O God, Father in heaven, have mercy upon usJiří Tranovský (Author)English5
O Jezisi, presladky duseJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
O Krist, Knize pokojeJiří Tranovský (Author)2
O that thou wouldst rend the heavensGeorgius Tranoscius (Author)English2
Odvrat', o Boze, hnev svuojJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Otce nebeskeho Syn jednorozenyJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Otce svetel, dekujmet'Jiří Tranovský (Author)2
Pamatujmez na svatych skonaniJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Pan Jezis, puobobce spaseniJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Pana Jezise v pravostiJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Pochvalen bud', Jezu KristeJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Pochvalen bud' z nevymluvneJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Pochvalmez Boha naseho, Boha v Trojici jednohoJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Pochwalmy Boga wiesznej czciJiří Tranovský (Author)Polish2
Podle slov TzaiaseJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Pohled' na Pana JeziseJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Pozadejmez Ducha SvatehoJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Pri skonani dne toho zaJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Prikladem Pana JežišěJiří Tranovský (Author)Czech2
Probud'mez s krest'aneJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Proc bouris Herode slyseJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Proc se tak rmoutis duse maJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Proc tak truchlis proc se tak svirasJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Procit'te, hlas k nam svuoj mnoziJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Prozpevujmez s radostiJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Radujtez se o krest'aneJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Rok stary miji v te dobeJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Rosu dejte, o nebesaJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Rozhneval se muoj mily panJiří Tranovský (Author)2
S nebe prisedse anjeleJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
S vysostli nebeske jdu k vamJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Sameho te boze muojJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Slßva Bohu na nebiJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Slßva Bohu na vysostiJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Slusit' Pana slavne ctitiJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Slys, o verna duse, kterakJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Slysmez z ust Pana nasehoJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Slyste, pobozni, novinuJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Smiluj se nade mnou, PaneJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Srdcem, usty nabozneJiří Tranovský (Author)3
Srdecne zadam sobeJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
St'astny jest muz bohabojnyJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Stvoriteli, Duchu SvatyJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Tatot' jsou nam prikazaniJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Te Boha vsickni chvalime, Tbe pana vyznavameJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Ted' ja zde bidny cervicekJiri Tranovsky (Author)1
Tvrdosijni Zide, Vy prebidni lide Jiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Ty, coś cierpiał za nasks. Jerzy Trzanowski (Author)Polish2
Uprostred veku svehoJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Uzkosti na srdce meJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
V den souzeni, Mdyz odnikud neniJiří Tranovský (Author)2
V radostnem plesaniJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
V Tebet' jsem, o muoj Boze, doufalJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Ve jmenu Pane na cestu se davamJiří Tranovský (Author)Czech2
Velebi Pana duse maJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Velmi miluji Te, PaneJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Verime srdecne V jedineho BohaJiri Tranovsky (Author)Czech2
Verime v Boha jednoho, Jak v Otce vsemohoucihoJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Verime v Boha jednoho, Otce nade vse mocnehoJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Verime v jednoho Boha, Otce vsemohoucihoJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Verime v vsemohoucho OtceJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Verime vsickni v Boha jednohoJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Verime vsickni v Boha, Pana nejvyssihoJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Verime z srdce uprimnehoJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Vimt' ja, ze muoj VykupitelJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Volam k Tobe, Jezu KristeJiří Tranovský (Translator)2
Vsem slusi znati beh svehoJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Vsemohouci Boze, v nynejsiJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Vstoupil na nebe rek pravyJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Vzdejmez Bohu slusnou cestJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Vzdejmez cest Panu BohuJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Vzhuoru, me srdce, nezoufejJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Vzhuoru srdce krest'ane miliJiří Tranovský (Author)2
W Pańskim imieniu w grogę się undajęks. Jerzy Trzanowski (Author)Polish2
Z celeho srdce sveho dikyJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Z hlubokosti volam k TobeJiří Tranovský (Author)Czech2
Za Jezusa Pana wzoremks. Jerzy Trzanowski, d. 1637 (Author)Polish2
Zname to, Pane Boze nasJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Zname to, Pane mily, S uprimnou litostiJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Znamenejme, krest'ane, Dobrodini Bozi prokazaneJiří Tranovský (Author)2
Znejmez kratkou summu vsehoJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Znejmez, o krest'ane verniJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
Zpivejmez vsickni vesele, HallelujaJiri Tranovsky (Author)2
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