Na wiosnę roku sułtan Osman II ruszył na Rzeczpospolitą, osobiście prowadząc wojsko. We wrześniu Turcy stanęli pod Chocimiem. Polakom przyszło się. Battle of Chocim: Osman II: Realizing that his defeat at Chocim (Khotin, Ukraine) in largely stemmed from the lack of discipline and the degeneracy of the. Category:Battle of Khotyn () Start time, 2 September End time, 9 Jan Karol Chodkiewicz in Chocim jpg × ; 77 KB.

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A copy of the Wikipedia article, as it existed Jan Due to the fluctuations in control, the official name also changed, and there is a multitude of spellings for the town’s name, including Khotyn, Chocim, Chotyn, Hotin, Choczim, or Khotin. Contemporary painting of the Battle of Chocim. Chocim was founded as an ancient fortified settlement located on cliffs above the Dniester, and is said to have been named after Kotizon, a 3rd-century Dacian chieftain.

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By the 10th century, it had become a minor settlement of the Kievan Rus. It later became part of the Principality of Halych and its successor, 162. The town became an important trading center due to its position as a river crossing and by the 13th century became the site of a Genoese trading colony.

Khotyn’s famous castle was built by the Genoese and expanded by subsequent rulers. Defending the Polish banner at Chocim in Juliusz Kossak, The Turks, following their victory in the Battle of Cecora, had high hopes of conquering Poland. The Commonwealth hetman held the sultan at bay for a whole month, until the first snow of chcoim compelled Osman to withdraw his diminished forces.

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But the victory was dearly purchased by Poland. A few days before the siege cgocim raised, the aged grand hetman died of exhaustion in the fortress on September 24, Inthe Polish hussars again fought a major battle on this site.


Following the failure of Commonwealth diplomatic mission to Istanbul, and violations of the Treaty of Busza by both sides as Cossacks and Tatars continued their raids across the bordersrelations hcocim the Ottomans and the Commonwealth plummeted in early Both sides began preparing for war, with neither being ready at the moment.

The Ottomans planned for a war inwhile Commonwealth Sejm denied most funds the hetmans had asked for. The Senate’s secret council finally decided, convinced by the Habsburg’s representative, to send the Commonwealth forces in – even though many members of the Sejm thought that Polish forces were neither sufficient nor fully prepared.

The army entered Moldavia in September. The Moldavian ruler, hospodar Gaspar Grazianinominally vassal of the Ottoman Empire, decided to support the Commonwealth against the Ottomans.

However, many of the Moldavian boyars dispersed in order to defend 11621 own estates against pillaging by undisciplined Commonwealth magnates’ troops, and others decided to wait for an outcome and join the winning side. chocik

In consequence, only a few hundred Moldavian supporters appeared in the Commonwealth camp. On the 10 September, near Cecora, the Commonwealth army encountered the Tatar and Ottoman forces 13,which had been sent by the Ottoman sultan to help Gabriel Bethlen in his struggle against the Habsburgs. The Tatar force took Commonwealth defenders by surprise, taking many prisoners. During the first day of fight the 18thmost of the Moldavians decided to switch sides, and quickly attacked the Polish flank.

Mercenaries, private troops and their magnate leaders, were lacking in discipline and morale.

On 29 September, Commonwealth forces had broken through Ottoman ranks with tabor wagon trains and started their retreat. However, after Graziani bribed some magnates, units of private troops begun to flee and some mercenary cavalry panicked and run away.

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This was a prelude on things to come. Consecutive attacks during the retreat such as the violent one on 3 October were repelled, only for troops to start desintegrating as soon as soldiers caught sight of the Dniester and the Polish border. During another 11621 assault on the 6 October, most of the magnates and nobles started to flee north, leaving infantry and camp.


Chocom, they sealed the fate of the whole expedition: In the face of such an important victory, advised by grand vizier Ali Pasha and Gabriel Bethlen, Osman II decided that he could crush Gavurs and extend his rule to the Baltic or at least conquer the whole of Ukraine from Poland.

At the other gate there stood the Crown-Hetman.

There were stationed 3 squadrons as day fhocim at the gate of the Crown-Hetman, and they did not suspect anything. But seeing that the infidel went straight against the gate of the Field- Hetman, the Crown-Hetman instantly started out on horseback against them.

Then the 3 squadrons having seen the great zeal of the Hetman, did not let him go into fight. But in front Castellians Polocki and Prokop Sieniawski attacked the enemy with their squadrons, and so did also the Crown-Hetman’s third squadron which had been stationed there as reserve. Calling on God’s help the men engaged in fight, so that the lance of none was left empty, because with firm hands they encountered one another, straight from the side of the field and not frontally, and each knocked down men, because there was such a throng.

Then they drew out their swords and killed as many as they wished. When the infidel [Turks] saw this, they took to flight and trampled down each other. And our men pursued them hitting and killing them as far as the camp of the Turks. Battle of Kircholm,