Hardback
July 1, 2010
9789639776951
English
326
1.38 Pounds (US)
$55.00 USD
v2.1 Reference

Anonymus and Master Roger

Contains two very different narratives; both are for the first time presented in an updated Latin text with an annotated English translation.An anonymous notary of King Bela of Hungary wrote a Latin Gesta Hungarorum (ca. 1200/10), a literary composition about the mythical origins of the Hungarians and their conquest of the Carpathian Basin. Anonymus tried to (re)construct the events and protagonists—including ethnic groups—of several centuries before from the names of places, rivers, and mountains of his time, assuming that these retained the memory of times past. One of his major "inventions" was the inclusion of Attila the Hun into the Hungarian royal genealogy, a feature later developed into the myth of Hun-Hungarian continuity.The Epistle to the Sorrowful Lament upon the Destruction of the Kingdom of Hungary by the Tartars of Master Roger includes an eyewitness account of the Mongol invasion in 1241–2, beginning with an analysis of the political conditions under King Bela IV and ending with the king's return to the devastated country.
Central European University Press
Central European Medieval Texts

9789639776951 : anonymus-and-master-roger-veszpremi-rady
Hardback
326 Pages
$55.00 USD

Other Titles from Central European Medieval Texts

Cosmas of Prague

edited by Janos M. Bak, Pavlina Rychterova
Oct 2020 - Central European University Press
$110.00 USD - Hardback

The Oldest Legend

Ildiko Csepregi
Jan 2018 - Central European University Press
$100.00 USD - Hardback

Gesta principum Polonorum

Paul W. Knoll
May 2003 - Central European University Press
$55.00 USD - Hardback

Other Titles in HISTORY / Medieval

The Bishop's Burden

Celeste McNamara
Nov 2020 - The Catholic University of America Press
$75.00 USD - book

History of Ukraine-Rus'

Mykhailo Hrushevsky, edited by Christian Raffensperger, Frank E. Sysyn, Tania Plawuszczak-Stech, translated by Ian Press
Nov 2020 - CIUS Press, an imprint of University of Alberta Press
$119.95 USD - Hardback

Prefaces to Canon Law Books in Latin Christianity, second edition

Robert Somerville
Oct 2020 - The Catholic University of America Press
$39.95 USD - Paperback / softback