About the Palóc Cover Image

A palócokról
About the Palóc

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Author(s): István Majoros
Subject(s): Cultural history, Regional Geography, Comparative history, Ethnohistory, Social history, Ancient World, 17th Century, 18th Century, 19th Century, Interwar Period (1920 - 1939)
Published by: Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem, Új-és Jelenkori Egyetemes Történeti Tanszék
Keywords: Palóc; Nógrád, Balassagyarmat; Hont; Fábián Szeder; folklore; history; Sándor Pintér; Kálmán Mikszáth;

Summary/Abstract: The author writes a monograph (Palóc Land) about a strange people, the Palóc, living in the northern part of Hungary and in southern Slovakia. Material poverty and spiritual riches are the main characteristics of the Palóc. They speak a special and interesting dialect. This study is a part of the mentioned monograph. In this study the author presents the meaning of the Palóc and he presents the regions where they live. And he presents also different opinions of these questions.

  • Issue Year: 2016
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 113-134
  • Page Count: 22
  • Language: Hungarian