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Title The illuminated chronicle : chronicle of the deeds of the Hungarians from the fourteenth century / edited and translated by János M. Bak and László Veszprémy ; with a preface by Norbert Kersken
Published Budapest ; New York : Central European University Press ; Budapest : National Széchényi Library, [2018]
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Description 1 online resource
Series Central European medieval texts ; 9
Central European medieval texts ; v. 9
Contents Cover; Title page; Copyright page; CONTENTS; General Editors' Preface; The Chronicle of the Deeds of the Hungarians in EuropeanContext; Abbreviations; Abbreviations and signs in text and annotations; Titles cited in abbreviation; List of illustrations and tables; Annotated list of miniatures and medallions; Editors' Preface; CHRONICA DE GESTIS HUNGARORUM; CHRONICLE OF THE DEEDS OF THE HUNGARIANS; APPENDIX; Select Bibliography; Index of Names of Persons, Kindreds and Peoples; Index of Geographical Names; Gazetteer for Geographical Names
Summary The Illuminated Chronicle (formerly called the Vienna Chronicle), an illustrated chronicle, written in 1358, represents the international artistic style at the royal court of Louis I of Hungary. The 147 pictures of the chronicle are great source of information on medieval cultural history, costume, and court life in the fourteenth century. The artistic value of the miniatures is quite high, the characters are drawn with detail and with knowledge of anatomy. 42 of the miniatures are inserted into the text of the volume. The fourteenthcentury chronicle composition, presented here in a new editio
Notes Project MUSE; title from digital cover (viewed on November 27, 2018)
Subject Hungary -- History -- 1000-1699 -- Sources.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Bak, János M., editor, translator
Veszprémy, László, editor, translator
ISBN 9633862655 (electronic book)
9789633862650 (electronic bk.)