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 Commentariorum de rebus Ungaricis ac Transylvanicis
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‘Commentary on matters Hungarian and Transylvanian’

Joannes Barovius Decius

Date: 1592-1601

Original Language: Latin


Baranyai Decsi’s original goal was to write a complete history of Hungary, from its very beginnings up to his own times, having already expressed an interest in history in the preface of his first publication, the Hodoeporicon (1587). In this historical-philosophical introduction, highly influenced by Philip Melanchthon, he compared the biblical h…

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Vajner, Balázs, “ Commentariorum de rebus Ungaricis ac Transylvanicis”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 17 October 2019 <>

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