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Categories: Latin proverbs, Antisemitism in Poland, Jewish Polish history, 1606 works, Articles with short description
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Paradisus Judaeorum  Heaven for the nobles, Purgatory for the townspeople, Hell for the peasants, and Paradise for the Jews  Clarum regnum Polonorum  coelum nobilium  coelum nobilorum
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Paradisus Judaeorum is a Latin phrase which became one of four members of a popular 19th-century Polish-language saying that described the historical Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth as "heaven for the nobility, purgatory for townspeople, hell for peasants, paradise for Jews." Wikipedia
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