Poznańskie Studia Polonistyczne. Seria Językoznawcza, Vol. 24, nr 1 (2017), s. 129-144
The article is dedicated to description of proper names functions in chosen narrative poem
of Passion literature of Polish Baroque. Analyzed proper names in Pamiątka krwawej
ofiary Pana Zbawiciela naszego Jezusa Chrystusa (1610) by Abraham Rożniatowski
are mainly connected with metaphysical sphere of culture, majority of them is conven tional, primarily drawn from Bible. The main function of proper names is to describe
the Passion in influential way and to show the people how grievous and savage it was.
The onomastic field of the narrative poem is strictly related to religious cult of Kalwaria
Zebrzydowska popular in Poland in Baroque times.