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Adalbert of Prague

Overview page. Subjects: Religion — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(956–97),

bishop and missionary martyr. Born at Libice (Bohemia) of a princely family, he was educated by Adalbert of Magdeburg. On the latter's death he returned to Prague, the...

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Alberto Morosini

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(died after 1302)

He belonged to one of the most prestigious families of the Venetian patriciate. He was intensely active politically in his city and in Italy; among other things...

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Andrew II of Hungary

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

(1177–1235)

King of Hungary from 1205 to 1235, second son of Béla III (1172–1196). Having opposed his brother Imre I (1196–1204) several times, Andrew II inherited his throne in...

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Angevins of Hungary

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The Angevins of Hungary were descended from the Angevins of Naples. In 1269 Charles I of Anjou concluded a double marriage treaty with the Árpáds (Charles II marrying Mary of ...

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anti-Semitism

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Hostility towards and discrimination against Jewish people (although there are other Semitic peoples, notably the Arabs, anti‐Semitism is only used to refer to prejudice against Jewish...

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Árpáds

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The modern name for the native dynasty of kings of Hungary, taking their origin from Duke Árpád († after 900), under whom the Hungarians occupied the Carpathian basin. Up to ...

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Arrow Cross

Overview page. Subjects: Second World War.

The Hungarian fascist party. See Hungary, 3.

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Austria

Overview page. Subjects: History by Period.

A small German-speaking Alpine republic which struggled to find its own national identity before 1945, and which since then has been characterized by a strong inclination towards...

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Avars

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

A member of a nomadic equestrian people from central Asia who built up a large kingdom in SE Europe from the 6th century but were conquered by Charlemagne (791–9).

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Ballet Sopianae

Overview page. Subjects: Dance.

Hungarian modern ballet troupe founded in 1960 by the dancer Imre Eck and attached to the opera house in Pécs. During the first year of the company's existence Eck produced fourteen one-act...

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