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  • proper n. a city in northern Hungary, on the Danube

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  • The royal and archiepiscopal city of Esztergom, and through it the entire medieval Hungarian church, followed a liturgical rite which was at once deliberately adapted to local circumstances and in perfect harmony with the wider Franco-Roman tradition.

    First Two Volumes of "Monumenta Ritualia Hungarica" Released

  • This volume is the normative and critical edition of the entire text of the first printed Missal codifying the solidified, 15th-16th century state of the Mass liturgy according to the Use of Esztergom.

    First Two Volumes of "Monumenta Ritualia Hungarica" Released

  • After a short exposition on the Use of Esztergom, it provides a philological-bibliographical description of all the different editions and its surviving copies.

    First Two Volumes of "Monumenta Ritualia Hungarica" Released

  • The introductory study gives an account of the overall objectives, antecedent history, methodology and plans of the whole series which is followed by chapters explaining the wider context of the source material regarding the Use of Esztergom, as well as the historical background, significance and method of liturgical book printing in medieval Hungary.

    First Two Volumes of "Monumenta Ritualia Hungarica" Released

  • In the first volume is published the very first printed Missal of Esztergom (Missale Strigoniense 1484), the second volume contains a critical edition of a normative liturgical text regulating the celebration of the Esztergom Use, the Ordinal of Esztergom (Ordinarius Strigoniensis), of which we know six different editions from the period between 1493 and 1520.

    First Two Volumes of "Monumenta Ritualia Hungarica" Released

  • One of these sources is the 15th century Ordinal of the Esztergom archcathedral which until 1520 saw at least six printed editions, and - since it was obviously re-edited several times - its antecedents go back at least to the 14th century.

    First Two Volumes of "Monumenta Ritualia Hungarica" Released

  • The Danube River forms the Slovak-Hungarian border from a point near Bratislava to another near Esztergom, then turns sharply south and bisects the country.

    Hungary

  • The images depicting the four medieval virtues were made after the archbishop of Esztergom at the time, Janos Vitez, asked the school of Filippo Lippi, who had been training Botticelli in Florence, to decorate the chapel, Horvath said.

    Likely Botticelli fresco found in Hungarian chapel

  • The fresco, part of a four-piece mural in the ruined castle of Esztergom, northern Hungary, had been known but experts only discovered during recent renovation works that it bore the hallmarks of the 15th century Florentine painter's style.

    Likely Botticelli fresco found in Hungarian chapel

  • A walk over the bridge from Slovakian twin town 'Sturovo' to Hungarian town 'Esztergom', with 'mighty Danube' flowing underneath.

    Archive 2006-05-01

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