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  Magyars - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The century between the Magyars' arrival from the eastern European plains and the consolidation of the Kingdom of Hungary in 1001 were dominated by pillaging campaigns across Europe, from Dania (Denmark) to the Iberian peninsula (Spain).
Magyar historians support the theory that the Magyars' percentage in the Carpathian Basin was at an almost constant 80% during the Middle Ages, and began to decrease only at the time of the Ottoman conquest, reaching as low as 39% in the end of the 18th century (or 29% according to historians outside Hungary).
In the 20th century the Magyar population of Hungary grew from 7,1 million (1920) to around 10,4 million (1980), in spite of the big human loss in the second world war and the wave of emigration after the failed revolution in 1956.
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Magyars are the majority inhabitants of Hungary, while other groups of inhabitants lived or still live in Hungary as well.
The Magyar Leader Arpad[?] is considered to have founded Hungary in 896, and its stability was blessed by the Pope by crowning Stephen I (Szent István) in 1001 when the leaders accepted christianity.
The Magyars had recently arrived in Europe from Asia, partially from Khazaria, and were threatening and trying to subdue other Europeans.
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 Magyar - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hungarian language, known also as "Magyar" or "Magyar language"
Magyars, an ethnic group (more often called Hungarian in English)
This is a disambiguation page: a list of articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Magyar   (92 words)

 The Magyars
The advocates of this theory insist that Magyars came from this group in the Urals, and as the theory explains, it was about 2000 B.C. that the Finnish branch broke away to settle in the Baltic area.
Folklore holds that the Magyars are related to the Scythians who built the great empire of the 5th century B.C. After the Scythian empire dissolved, the Turanian Plain witnessed the rise and fall of empires built between the first and ninth centuries A.D. by the Huns, Avars, Khazars and various Turkic peoples, including the Uygurs.
The Huns are Hunor's descendent, and the Magyars are Magor's descendents.
hungarianhistory.freeservers.com /magyars.html   (1844 words)

 Magyars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Magyarization was imposed from above by the governing authorities in Budapest, but this did not affect relations between Rusyns and their local Magyar neighbors.
Beginning in October 1944, all Magyar males between the ages of 18 and 50 were apprehended, first sent to a concentration camp near the town of Svaliava, and then deported to forced labor camps.
525-534; István Csernicskó, A magyar nyelv Ukrajnában (Kárpátalján) (Budapest, 1998); Csilla Fedinec, Fejezetek a kárpátaljai magyar közoktatás történetélből, 1938-1991 (Budapest, 1999); Ildikó Orosz and István Csernicskó, The Hungarians in Transcarpathia (Budapest, 1999).
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The Magyars were all "free-men", and social differentiation between them was unnecessary because they supplied themselves with a good number of slaves by raiding the neighboring Slavs.
At one point the Magyars were in alliance with the Khazars (the powerful Turkic nation, famous for its conversion to the Israelite faith, which at the time, held the mouths of the Volga), which may or may not have been equal.
Many churches however rejected the Magyars (or now the Hungarians) into their fellowship, so finally the they were taken by the Eastern church.
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 Magyars. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
Although in the past it was thought a common origin existed among the Magyars, the Huns, the Mongols, and the Turks, modern research has disproved this claim.
A nomadic nation, the Magyars migrated (c.460) from the Urals to the Northern Caucasus region.
The terms Magyar and Hungarian are identical, but in non-Hungarian languages the word Magyar is frequently used to distinguish the Hungarian-speaking population of Hungary from the German, Slavic, and Romanian minorities, which were considerable until the end of World War I, when Hungary lost its border provinces.
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The Magyars' moves west seem to have begun in the fifth century A.D. Recent research has thrown doubts on what had been the accepted version of their movements during the next four centuries, and we may omit a conjectural account of it here.
The Magyar national tradition, ignoring the Khazar element, says that, having decided to migrate, the seven chieftains elected the most powerful of their number, Árpád, son of Almus, to lead them, swearing with ritual drinking of mingled blood to accept him and his male issue in perpetuity as heads of the nation.
The Magyars and their allies were, however, numerous enough to occupy in sufficient force all the then habitable parts of their new home, viz.
www.hungarian-history.hu /lib/macartney/macartney01.htm   (2505 words)

 Magyars - The Conquest: Honfoglalás
Some research has concluded that some of the people the Magyars found in the Carpathian Basin at this time were the descendents of the ancient White Magyars who arrived in the late seventh century with the Avars.
After the Magyar conquest had been complete and the people began to settle in the land, it was time to organize the government of the newly settled nation.
Magyar raiders burnt and pillaged cities and villages in lands as far away as Castile and the Omayyad Caliphate in Spain, Burgundy in France and Apulia in South-Italy, though their most common targets were Germany, northern Italy and Byzantium.
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 The Maygars of Hungary
In 889, the Magyars under their leader Arpad, apparently fleeing the Turkic steppe race known as the Pechenegs (or Patzinaks) landed in the middle of a war between Byzantium and Bulgaria.
Like most nomadic steppe-dwellers, the early Magyars were light cavalry, armed with a composite bow of wood, horn and sinew (and rather flatter than those of their neighbours, according to Osprey).
He states that Henry the Fowler, after being defeated by the Magyars in 924, copied their light cavalry and was thus able to defeat them in his turn in 933.
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 ipedia.com: Magyars Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Following its disappearance with the Treaty of Trianon, Magyars have become minority inhabitants of Romania (1,400,000), Slovakia (520,500), Serbia and Montenegro (293,000), Ukraine (170,000), Croatia (16,500), the Czech Republic (14,600) and Slovenia (7,700).
The Magyar leader Árpád is believed to have led the Hungarians into the Carpathian Basin (and the Pannonian plain) in 896; battle of Lechfeld - Hungarian settlement in the area became blessed by the Pope by the crowning of Stephen I the Saint (Szent István) in 1001 when the leaders accepted Christianity.
Still, Hun names like Attila, Ildikó are popular among Hungarians, and forms derived from Latin Hungaria are used like in the racetrack Hungaroring (mostly due to the strong English language pressure in tourism and international matters).
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 Search Results for "Magyars"
The address and the answer enlarged on the ancient kindred of Turks and Magyars, on the long alienation of the dissevered kinsfolk, on the return...
6th century a.d., the region was conquered by Magyars in the early 10th century and was generally under Hungarian rule...
The Finno-Ugric language of the Magyars that is the official language of Hungary.
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 The Fourth Great Race War - Bulgars, Avars, Magyars and Khazars invade Europe
The Magyars were an Asiatic race who burst over the Danube river at the close of the 10th Century, ravaging wide areas of central Europe.
The Magyars were eventually defeated, but small traces of their gene pool remain in a minority of the Slavic population today.
In the interim, the Magyar alliance had suffered a grievous setback: in central Europe the Frankish King Charlemagne, had utterly destroyed the Avars, rooting them out of their stronghold in eastern Austria and Hungary, managing in the process to kill off most of them.
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The Magyars are distributed in the southeastern section of the southern district (srez) of Darda, and in particular in the towns of Bilje, Kneevi Vinogradi and Lug.
The Magyars predominate in the districts of Senta, Stari Beej and Topola, in the northeast, and are represented in smaller numbers throughout the region.
The Serbo-Croats are concentrated chiefly in the districts of Velika Kikinda and Novi Beej, in the norths, and in the districts of Kovaica and Kovin, in the south.
www.hungarianhistory.com /lib/romsics/w25.htm   (1891 words)

 The Magyars - DBA 107   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
By the beginning of the fifth century AD the Magyars were on the move again, settling in the lands between the lower Volga and Don Rivers to the Caucasus Mountains, as tributaries of the turkic Khazars.
Historically, the Magyars were nomadic light horse warriors famous for their use of powerful composite horsebows and horn-tipped arrows.
Emperor Leo VI the Wise (886-912 AD) noted that the Magyars "have a liking more for fighting at a distance, setting ambushes, encirclement of their enemy, simulated retreat and about-turning, and for the scattering of fighting formations." These are the classic tactics of a Light Horse army.
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 Wikinfo | Magyars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Since 1918-1920, Magyars have become minority inhabitants of Romania (2million), Czechoslovakia (600.000) now the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Yugoslavia (400.000) now Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, and Ukraine (170.000).
Many scholars believe modern Magyars are ethnic descendants of the ancient Sumerians, based primarily on linguistic studies.
The Sumerians are credited with, among many other firsts, the invention of agriculture and the wheel (both of which had independent, but later, inventions in other areas of the world).
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Magyar   (298 words)

 History of Hungary Magyars, Hungarian Democracy, Budapest History
The Magyars arrived in the Carpathian Basin in one of the last waves of the Great Migrations.
The ethnic group from which the Magyars originated lived initially with Finno-Ugric, then with Ugric peoples at the foot of the Ural Mountains, where, around 500 BC the Magyars became a separate ethnic group.
After the conquest of Hungary, which ended in 900, it seemed for a time that the Magyars would not be able to adapt themselves quickly enough to settle in Europe.
www.gotohungary.com /history/history.shtml   (1353 words)

 The Magyars (- DBA III/30   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is clear that the Magyars have strong linguistic and cultural ties to the Finno-Ugrians.
In any event, in the fourth century, the Magyars migrated southward from central Russia to the steppes of the Urals where they were scraped by as nomadic herders.
Emperor Leo VI the Wise (886-912 AD) noted that the Magyars "have a liking more for fighting at a distance, setting ambushes, encirclement of their enemy, simulated retreat and about-turning, and for the scattering of fighting formations." These are the classic Light Horse tactics.
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 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Hungary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Magyars settled in the neighbourhood of the Danube, and especially in the district on the farther side, as best suited to their occupation, that of cattle-raising.
Consequently, the Magyars received their knowledge of Christianity partly from the Catholic population already existing in the country, and partly from the ecclesiastics whom they captured in their marauding expeditions.
These forays into the territories farther to the west, which lasted into the tenth century, were a great obstacle to the spread of Christianity, and at the same time the national pride of the Hungarians prevented the acceptance of the religion of the conquered population.
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 Magyars articles on Encyclopedia.com
Magyars MAGYARS [Magyars], the dominant people of Hungary, but also living in Romania, Ukraine, Slovakia, and Serbia and Montenegro.
The leaders of the Magyars and the first dynasty of Hungarian kings (St. Stephen I to Andrew III) were of the house of Arpad (see Hungary).
His idealism found expression in his History of Hungary and the Magyars (1853) and won him the job of correspondent (1853-55) to the London Daily News during the Crimean War.
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 Magyars - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Magyars, people who founded and continue to inhabit the state of Hungary.
About 90 percent of the Hungarian people are Magyars, descendants of the Finno-Ugric and Turkic tribes who mingled with Avars and Slavic tribes in...
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Since the linguistic likeness of the Magyar language to the Finno-Ugrian family of languages has been firmly established, the advocates of this theory insist that the cradle of the Magyars could only have been situated in the Ural region.
It is possible that Finns and Ugors received strong linguistic strains from a Magyar branch which had broken away from the main body on the Turanian Plain, and migrated to West Siberia.
When the Magyars tinder Árpád arrived in their new homeland, they found that they were welcomed as brethren by the sparse population ill some areas.
www.hungarian-history.hu /lib/hunspir/hsp05.htm   (3132 words)

The Magyars, a group of nomadic horseman numbering 250,000, moved to the Carpathian Basin during the ninth century.
Previous to this migration, the Magyars lived on the Eastern Urals between the Volga, Kama, and Belaia rivers.
Led by Arpad, the Magyars quickly established a new country in a land abandoned by the Celts and Romans many centuries before.
www.bu.edu /econ/faculty/kyn/newweb/economic_systems/NatIdentity/EE/Hungary/magyars_stendardo.htm   (281 words)

 Magyars   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Some scholars say that the Magyars came from beyond the Caucasus mountains and are of Turkish origin, others claim they came from Siberia and are Finno-ugric.
The Magyars had been migrating from their original home to the north of the Black Sea.
Forced out of Russia by other tribes the Magyar horsemen turned to raiding that was as rapid, widespread and savage as that of the northern Vikings.
www.hyperhistory.com /online_n2/connections_n2/magyars.html   (108 words)

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