Between Worlds: The Age of the Jagiellonians

Between Worlds: The Age of the Jagiellonians


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This volume brings together a rich variety of papers, which were given at an international conference entitled «Between Worlds: The Age of the Jagiellonians» in Cluj-Napoca in October 2010. They cover various aspects of the impact of this important dynasty on Central, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, and its reign in Lithuania, Poland, Hungary and Bohemia between the 14th and the 16th century. Thus, the relevance of the Age of the Jagiellonians for the transformation of Europe between the late Middle Ages and the Early Modern period becomes visible. Various approaches to the overall topic can be found in this volume, be it from the viewpoint of war and religion, frontier studies, politics, theology, historiography or art history.

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ISBN-13: 9783631629741
Publisher: Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
Publication date: 05/29/2013
Series: Eastern and Central European Studies Series , #2
Pages: 228
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Florin Nicolae Ardelean, post-doctoral researcher at the Romanian Academy, Center for Transylvanian Studies at Babeş-Bolyai University at Cluj-Napoca; main research fields: late medieval and early modern social and military history.
Christopher Nicholson, PhD candidate at University College London, School of Slavonic and East European Studies; main research fields: late medieval and early modern Central Europe, especially Bohemia; comparative legal and institutional history.
Johannes Preiser-Kapeller, researcher at the Austrian Academy, Institute for Medieval Research, Division of Byzantine Research at Vienna; main research fields: history of Byzantium and the medieval Mediterranean, diplomacy and diplomatics, historical network analysis and complexity studies.

Table of Contents

Contents: Florin Nicolae Ardelean: Between Medieval Tradition and Early Modern «Military Revolution». War fare and Military Structures in the Hungarian Kingdom (1490-1526) – Michaela Bodnárová: Iuxta morem patrium. Ungarische Krönungen der Jagiellonen 1490/1508 und Ferdinands I. von Habsburg 1527 – Marco Bogade: Representative and Representing Art Foundations of the Urban Patriciate in Transylvania: The Haller von Hallerstein Family in the Late medieval and Early Modern Period – Liviu Cîmpeanu: König Vladislav II., der Kronstädter Distrikt und die Törzburg. Aus den Beziehungen des Jagiellonenkönigs mit seinen siebenbürgisch sächsischen Untertanen am Anfang des 16. Jahrhunderts.

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