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  Memorial Park - Ópusztaszer, Emlékpark   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
The past of the land of legends and reality goes back to immeasurable length of time.
King Béla's chronicler, Anonymus, mentioned this area in his famous Gesta Hungarorum for the very first time as the venue of the first National Assembly, which also explains the meaning of the name of the place, Szer: "it was there that they took care to settle the affairs of the whole country".
In other words, it was the venue for the first General Assembly of the Chiefs of the conquering Magyar tribes lead by Chief of Chiefs Árpád.
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  Gesta Hungarorum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Gesta Hungarorum may also refer to Gesta Hunnorum et Hungarorum, written by Simon of Kéza.
The Gesta Hungarorum (Latin for The Deeds of the Hungarians), a record of early Hungarian history written by the otherwise unknown author Magister P, who is often cited simply as Anonymous.
Gesta Hungarorum's main subject of controversy concerns the mentioning of the existence of the local rulers of Gelou, Glad and Menumorut in Transylvania at the arrival of the Magyars in the 10th century (see: Origin of Romanians).
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 Gesta Hunnorum et Hungarorum - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Gesta Hunnorum et Hungarorum ("Deeds of the Huns and Hungarians") or just Gesta Hungarorum (II) ("Deeds of the Hungarians") written mainly by Simon of Kéza is one of the sources of early Hungarian history.
It is an imaginative and vividly written historical fiction written in the 1280s, which combines the Hunnish legend with history.
The Gesta was edited and translated in 1999 by László Veszprémy and Frank Schaer, of the Central European University.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gesta_Hunnorum_et_Hungarorum   (218 words)

  
 Romania History - Transylvania and Gesta Hungarorum
There are no written documents from around the time of the Hungarian conquest concerning the area of modern Transylvania apart from the the "Gesta Hungarorum".
It is thought that this was written by Peter, a high priest in Buda, during the time of King Bela III in the late 12th century.
The lands between the Mures river and the castle of Orsova was occupied by Duke Glad, who came from the castle of Vidin.
www.eliznik.org.uk /RomaniaHistory/trans-gesta_hun.htm   (895 words)

  
 FreisslerSoft Books Gesta
Gesta Hungarorum: The Deeds of the Hungarians (Central European Medieval Texts)
The Deeds of the Bishops of England (Gesta Pontificum Anglorum)
Gesta Regum Anglorum: The History of the English Kings: General Introduction and Commentary (Oxford Medieval Texts)
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 HUNGARY
[87].  The Gesta Hungarorum names "ducis…Ethela…Bendacuz filius…de genere Erd oriundi" as one of the four leaders of the "Huni in Scitia"[88].  The Chronicle of Marcellinus records that "Bleda et Attila fratres" raided Illyria and Thrace in 442
[100].  The Gesta Hungarorum records that "Chabam regis Ethelæ filium" was treated with scorn in Scythia and therefore married a wife "de gente Corosmina" and was ancestor of "generatio Abæ"[101].] 
If the Gesta is to be believed, Magyar raids on western Europe continued after Augsburg, as a subsequent attack on the monastery of Fulda is recorded, followed by the laying waste of Swabia, an attack on France and the plundering of Susa and Turin
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 The abstract of the book
The purpose of this book is to analyse the passages about Romanians contained in Gesta Hungarorum (GH), by comparison with other written sources and with the archaeological discoveries.
The Romanian historians often used the Anonymous Hungarian Gesta, but there are very few studies focused on the trustworthiness of this source.
Being a medieval gesta, the purpose of the source was not the recording of the past, but the legitimation of the present by means of history.
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 Amazon.fr : Gesta Hungarorum: The Deeds of the Hungarians: Livres en anglais: Simon Kezai,Laszlo Veszpremy,Frank Schaer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
Amazon.fr : Gesta Hungarorum: The Deeds of the Hungarians: Livres en anglais: Simon Kezai,Laszlo Veszpremy,Frank Schaer
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Gesta Hungarorum: The Deeds of the Hungarians (Relié)
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 SUPPLEMENT 3 OF HUNGARIAN AND THEIR COMMUNITIES IN CLEVELAND   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-07)
A "gesta," an ancient writing from the eleventh century was the oldest known record, but was lost sometime in the Middle Ages.
It was written by an anonymous author in the late twelfth century, who is known today to have been Péter Pósa, bishop of Bosnia.
Around 1280 Magister Simeon Kézai wrote another historical work entitled "Gesta Hunnorum et Hungarorum." Of all the chronicles, the "Illustrated Chronicles" published in 1358 by Mark Kálti remains as the most famous and important work.
clevelandmemory.org /Hungarians/supplement3.htm   (2462 words)

  
 God Terrifies Attila the Hun
This codex was written in Latin between AD 1358 and 1370 and its full title is: Chronicon pictum, Marci de Kalt, Chronica de gestis Hungarorum, that is Illustrated Chronicle, Mark Kalt's Chronicle About the Deeds of the Hungarians (see one of its pages in the picture).
This codex is a historical and literary masterpiece, wonderfully illustrated with miniatures, and contains the most complete text of Gesta Hungarorum (The Deeds of the Hungarians).
It is one of the most trustworthy documents on early Hungarian history, and it is presently stored in the National Széchényi Library in Budapest.
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 TRANSYLVANIA - History of Transylvania, demographics of Transylvania, Transylvania today.
At the very end of the 9th Century seven Magyar (Hungarian) tribes, under the leadership of Árpád, are believed to have conquered the Carpathian Basin, including (by 934 A.D) Transylvania.
Gesta Hungarorum and De Administrando Imperio also speak of three rulers called Geula/Gyyla/Gylas in Transylvania.
The existence of these leaders is a subject of debate between various historians.
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 The Lengend of the Stagg
Nimrod was a mighty warrior king who also expanded his empire to include much of the northern and eastern territories and he and his people moved there, to the land of Evilath, following the confusion of languages.
(Simon Kezai, Gesta Hungarorum, ca 1282) (according to Berrosus the Babilonian historian, Belas [Bel Nimrud] ruled for 56 years 130 years following the flood, and built the tower of Babel in the land of Sinear to the height of a mountain.) This land was latter called east Persia, and lay next to Northern India.
The two young men were so enchanted by the two princesses that they resolved to marry them, so they and their men kidnapped all the women and married them according to their custom.
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 The Legend of the Stag
The sequence also first goes through the cycle of generation then through the cycles of nature.
The giant Menrot (Nimrod), who built the tower 201 years after the flood (form Kezai,Gesta Hungarorum, and also the story of the flood by Berosus the last Babylonian historian).
Moved to the land of Evilath, which today we call Persia Here, from his wife Eneth....
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 Hungarians have buy their country from Slavic king
And according to the Gesta Hungarorum, Turkish Volgan-Bulgars also settled in Hungary in the 10th century.
It was written around the end of 12th century so it has lot of historical mistakes about the 10th century and the author mixed the present situations of his age and historical things.
And these mistakes are common in the Gesta Hungarorum.
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 GestaJewelry-Home
Gesta's mission is to provide unique artifacts that bring the inheritance of an ancient culture closer to you in up to date quality.
Every jewelry has its own (hi)story which is provided by our Hungarian archaeologist and the items are made in Canada using high-tech equipments.
Gesta's first collection is based on 10th century history of Hungary, though it is our intention to create items subsequently, based on both earlier and later periods.
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 O. Maenchen-Helfen - The Language of the Huns - 4
ai, who dedicated his Gesta Hungarorum to Ladislaus IV (1272-1290), preserved genuine Magyar traditions about the Huns has long been refuted.
Eighty years ago Hodgkin wrote: "The Hungarian traditions no more fully illustrate the history of Attila than the Book of Mormon illustrates the history of the Jews." [92] Rásonyi's explanation of the name in Priscus is unconvincing.
For a masterful analysis of the Gesta Hungarorum, see Macartney 1951, and 1953, 89-109.
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 Nibelungen Maps -- English
It seems a historically factual to say that the Huns led by Attila employed Budapest as their headquarters (ca.
But gradually, accounts from France and Italy who were victimized by Attila gradually began to penetrate into Hungary, so that some of his atrocities became known.
Consequently, in 1280, one Simon of Keza/Kezai wrote (perhaps by commission) a revised Gesta Hungarorum which describes Attila's line as having died out, making it now impossible for the ducal house of Almus and Arpad to be related to Attila by blood.
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