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Protection of Medieval Monuments
The Roman Catholic church of Nyírbátor, restored in 2011  Over six years ago, in August 2010, I started this blog with a brief announcement about changes in the organizational structure of national monument protection in Hungary. That was a time when it see...

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New Books on Medieval Buda
In this post, I would like to announce three new books which contain a lot of information about the history of art in Buda, the medieval capital of Hungary (part of modern-day Budapest). Each of the books has a different focus, and neither of them can be co...

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K700 - Exhibition on Emperor Charles IV and his Era in Prague and Nuremberg
Ten years after the most recent major exhibition about Emperor Charles IV and the Luxembourg dyansty (shown in New York and Prague), the National Gallery in Prague and curator/director Jiři Fajt returned to the topic, and organized a major exhibition dedica...

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Monograph on the Hungarian Angevin Legendary published by CEU Press
The long-awaited English edition of the monograph on the Hungarian Angevin Legendary, written by Béla Zsolt Szakács, has finally been published by CEU Press in Budapest.  The Hungarian Angevin Legendary is perhaps the most important illuminated manuscript c...

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Exhibitions of the St. Martin Memorial Year in Hungary
St. Martin and Pannonia - Poster  A historical and archaeological exhibition titled St. Martin and Pannonia opened at two venues, in Pannonhalma and Szombathely. The exhibition is the most important scholarly element of the Saint Martin Memorial Year, held ...

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Medieval treasure and mass grave discovered from the time of the Mongol Invasion
Photo: Újvári Sándor / MTI A sensational archaeological find has been announced by the Katona József Museum of Kecskemét on March 31: during excavations of a medieval village near Kiskunmajsa, a buried treasure was found, along with the burned remains of th...
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