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The flag of Paszowice is a bit different than the one reported previously.
According to the page about symbols at the municipal
website, the flag is indeed green and gold but not divided horizontally.
It is a gold pile on green in ratio 1:2. A vertical banner is also shown on the page above.
Pascal Gross, 25 Jul 2009
The earlier version of the commune's website didn't elaborate on the
shape of the flag, stating only laconically: "the colors of the commune
are: green and gold".
Chrystian Kretowicz, 25 Jul 2009
Agnes of Bohemia (1205-'82) was the daughter of King Ottokar of Bohemia.
She was engaged to Boleslaus when she was three (3!), and when he died,
to Henry, son of Emperor Fred II, when she was nine. She was overjoyed
when Henry married the daughter of the Duke of Austria, as she had offered
herself to God and hoped to live a life of austerity and virginity. Her
brother affianced her to Fred, and when in 1235 Fred sent for her she petitioned
Pope Gregory IX to intercede for her; when he did, Fred released her from
the engagement. In 1236 she built a convent for the Friars Minor in Prague,
and Agnes took the veil there. She was named abbes soon after and became
renowned for her humility, aid to the poor, and her dedication to poverty.
She died in Prague on March 2.
Jarig Bakker, 13 Sep 2008