Studies in the history of early modern Transylvania /
edited by Gyöngy Kovács Kiss ; translated by Matthew Caples and Thomas Cooper.
Boulder, Colo. : Social Science Monographs ; Highland Lakes, N.J. : Atlantic Research and Publications ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2011.
viii, 616 p. ; 22 cm.
0880336897, 9780880336895
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Boulder, Colo. : Social Science Monographs ; Highland Lakes, N.J. : Atlantic Research and Publications ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2011.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 567-591) and indexes.
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This volume of studies presents the salient social, administrative and cultural developments of the medieval Kingdom of Hungary during the seventeenth-century. The authors are well known scholars in Romania and Hungary: university staff, archivists and researchers. Topics include public administration and society, cultural aspects, and social and art history as well as the emergence of civic rights.
Table of Contents
Preface to the Seriesp. viii
Introduction: Transylvania in the 16th-18th Centuriesp. 1
Structure and Organization - Society - Interpersonal Relations
The Transylvanian Princely Court in the First Half of the 17th Century On the Basis of the Account Books of Kolozsvárp. 15
The Comitatus of His Eminence The Transylvanian Comitatus and Its Court of Law during the Principality Erap. 42
The Tragedy of Denis (Dénes) Bánffi in 1674, or How to Rid Ourselves of Our Political Opponents?p. 70
The Virtual Székely Pastp. 83
Transylvanian Romanian Nobility in the 16th-18th Centuriesp. 114
Armenian Society in 18th Century Transylvaniap. 151
The Social Make-up of Marosvásárhely in the 17th and 18th Centuriesp. 179
Agrarian Bylaws, Agreements and Instructions (1580-1635)p. 202
Scholarship - Culture - Architecture
A Brief Historical Overview of the Transylvanian Reformationp. 237
Who Was Honterus?p. 267
Ignác Batthyány, Scholar and Organizer of Scholarly Lifep. 279
Gyulafehérvár, Site of the Transylvanian Princely Court in the 16th Centuryp. 319
The Construction of Bastioned Fortresses in 16-Century Transylvaniap. 359
Garden Culture and Approaches to Landscape from Gábor Bethlen to József Teleki IIp. 396
Claudiopolis - Transylvaniae Civitas Primaria
Citizen or Noble?: Nobility and Properties in the Free Royal Town of Kolozsvár in the 16-17th Centuriesp. 423
A Portrait of the Urban Elite of Kolozsvár in the Early Modern Periodp. 449
Everyday Life in the Town of Kolozsvár in the 16th, 17th, and 18th Centuriesp. 465
The First and Last Witchcraft Trial in Kolozsvárp. 498
Biographies of Key Personalitiesp. 528
The Authorsp. 552
Selected Bibliographyp. 567
Name Indexp. 593
Place Indexp. 603
Volumes Published in "Atlantic Studies on Society in Change"p. 608
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