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The Hungarian Holy Crown and the Coronation Regalia

The Hungarian Holy Crown and the Coronation Regalia

Endre Tóth is an archaeologist, a candidate of historical sciences, a doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, and an outstanding scholar of the Holy Crown. As the author of this monumental volume, devoted among others to the origins and significance of the crown, he summed up his research of several decades. He relates the process of his research and discusses methodological issues, while answering fundamental questions and providing a historical context for the extraordinary significance of the Holy Crown and the coronation regalia. The volume contains more than one hundred, thus far unpublished, new photographs. The enlarged version of the Hungarian volume (2018) was published in English in 2021. Contributions to the content was made by academic staff member Attila Zsoldos, who in his introduction gives an overview of the history of Hungary, placing it on the imaginary map of the events and connections in medieval Europe. The text on the history of the crown is augmented by the most recent findings of the research conducted by historian Géza Pálffy and his team. The publication comes full circle with an essay written by legal historian Attila Horváth on the Doctrine of the Holy Crown.

Release Date: 2021
Number of pages: 512
Size: 24 x 30 cm
ISBN: 978-615-5948-50-3
English: 14990 Ft

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