Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500

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 Szabács Viadala
(1,896 words)

'The Battle of Szabács'

The Battle of Szabács

Date: 1476-77

Original Language: Hungarian


This poem in rhymed couplets survives as a fragment on a single leaf of paper, 300 x 220 mm, located in Budapest (National Széchényi Library – Mny 2, Kat. sz. 57). It was discovered in 1871 in the archive of the Csicsery family (in Csicser) by Deszö Véghely. The paper, probably made in Venice (see Imre, A Szabács viadala, p. 279), the gall ink and the handwriting correspond cl…

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Dobozy, Maria, “ Szabács Viadala”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 600 - 1500, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 July 2020 <>
First published online: 2010

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