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 Appendix to Ransanus’s Epitome rerum Ungaricarum
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János Zsámboki, Sámboki; Johannes Sambucus

Date: 1558

Original Language: Latin


The Epitome rerum Ungaricarum was written by the Sicilian Pietro Ransano (Petrus Ransanus) (1428-91), a Dominican friar and Bishop of Lucera, in about 1490. Zsámboky intended his Appendix as a continuation for the years 1485-1552. The events following the death of King Matthias Corvinus were compiled partly from written sources and reports of …

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Bradács, Gábor, “ Appendix to Ransanus’s Epitome rerum Ungaricarum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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