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HUNGARY Course, JW3 on Thurs 5th May

NB You can attend in person or by zoom (to book phone 020 7433 8988.


Lecture 1: Early Days 896-1526


Introduction - A far away country of which we know little

The Huns, Attila, The Magyars

896: Hungary, Prince Arpad, and The House of a Arpad

1000: King/Saint Stephen

1222: The Golden Bull

THEN.................................The MONGOLS arrive -1241

Royal Hungarian power restored under the Angevins from Naples 1308 - Charles and Louis

Two Great Figures from late medieval Hungary - John Hunyadi & his son, Matthias Corvinus

New Enemy, New Defeat - Battle of Mohacs sees OTTOMANS triumphant, 1526



Some Books


A Concise History of Hungary Miklos Nolnar (Best one volume history)

The Realm of St Stephen Pal Engel

One Thousand Years ed. Peter Hanak


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