Cuiuscumque nationis homines, Saxones videlicet, Hungarii, Sclaui seu alii. Ethnicity reflected in the Rules of Law and Official Documents of Medieva Cover Image
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Ethnicity reflected in the Rules of Law and Official Documents of Medieval Hungary
Cuiuscumque nationis homines, Saxones videlicet, Hungarii, Sclaui seu alii. Ethnicity reflected in the Rules of Law and Official Documents of Medieva

Author(s): Miroslav Lysý
Subject(s): History
Published by: Historický ústav SAV
Keywords: Nation; Natio; Gens; Populus; Kingdom of Hungary; Ethnicity.

Summary/Abstract: The study is concerned with the question of the existence of nations in the Kingdom of Hungary especially in the Middle Ages and mainly on the basis of legal norms and official documents. Therefore, it considers the relationship between the Natio Hungarica and the other nations, as well as the terms populus, natio and gens. The study also asks how long this “medieval” model of the relationship of the country and nations persisted, and which substantial social changes played a role in the context of the origin and changes of the concept of the nations of the Kingdom of Hungary.

  • Issue Year: 2014
  • Issue No: Supplement
  • Page Range: 41-57
  • Page Count: 17
  • Language: English