Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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 [Epistola] De perditione regni Hungarorum
(2,754 words)


'Letter on the downfall of Hungary', 'Letter'

György Szerémi

Date: Between 1546 and 1547

Original Language: Latin


This account of the history of Hungary between 1456 and 1543 survives in a single manuscript in the National Széchényi Library, Budapest. It is described as an autograph in the library catalogue, though there is no agreement about this; the manuscript may have been copied shortly after the composition of the Epistola. The manusc…

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Szebelédi, Zsolt, “ [Epistola] De perditione regni Hungarorum”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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