The Romanians in the Anonymous Gesta Hungarorum. Truth and Fiction, Centrul de Studii Transilvane (Bibliotheca Rerum Transsilvaniae, XXXIV) Cluj-Napoca. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Oct 1, , Martyn Rady and others published The Gesta Hungarorum of Anonymus, the Anonymous Notary of King Bela. Magyar: Béla király Névtelen Jegyzője krónikájának első lapja A GESTA HUNGARORUM egyetlen kéziratos példánya, a tiroli Ambras várának.

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The priests mentioned in the debates of the council spoke only the Romance language that evolved in isolation in Pannonia. In conclusion, the traditions recorded by the Anonymous Notary and Simon of Keza are in agreement, since both claimed that Tran- sylvania was conquered by a ruler bearing the title of gylas. From that time this territory was called Hungarian.

From the relation it can be inferred that Gelou was moving towards Cluj. When these raids ceased and many prisoners escaped aftertheir way of life required a larger exploitation of the salt resources for cattle breed- ing. Therefore, the spurs and the sword hilt come most probable from dwellings dated at the end of the 10th century.

They could be the Franks, as M. About these Huns the author said they expulerunt Romanos et Gothos atque Gepidos. A major change occurred in the 9th century, when Christianity began to spread among the Pannonian Slavs. Expressed first with some caution by the authors of the excavations done in the s,5 this view became later a cer- tainty for almost all historians, accepted in school textbooks.


In fact, the text which will be discussed in part III of our work speaks about two peoples, Blasi and Sclavi, not about a people and a group hungrorum shepherds.

Historical and Historiographic Studies, Chapter 7: The space between the Danube and the western limes of Dacia remained outside the Roman Empire, but it was kept under remote observation.

We can conclude that a small part of the Romance population survived in a few places in Pannonia, west of the Danube, until the Hungarian conquest, when its last members were assimilated.

Anonymus (chronicler)

According to a scholarly theory, he used place names when naming the opponents of the Hungarians. The name Sirmium was inherited by the region Srem. A historical source is by definition subject to criticism. This population was equipped with weapons spearheads, arrowheads, stone balls for the cata- pults.

And this in fact transpired later. Leaving aside these odd theories about the significance of the name Blaci, we notice that their authors acknowledged the entire information reported by the Anonymous Notary. These items become in their turn ele- ments of imaginary accounts or, in other cases, they are moved to different periods. In fact, their distant origin was the very unusual thing that ensured the oral preservation of the information, in the sermons.

This region, located close to the territory where the Romanian place-names are attested, had in ancient times strong relations with Pannonia north of the Drava River.

However, we cannot be sure of that, since it is a stray find. In this troubled period the emigration from the Pannonian cities to Dalmatia and Italy began. I in the second phase and wall no.

He simply indi- cated the well-known route by which Hungarians could reach Constantinople. Little is known about him, but his latinized name began with P, as he referred to himself as “P.

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Gesta Hungarorumor The Deeds of the Hungariansis the first extant Hungarian book about history. What reasons would the Byzantines have to support an enemy of their ally Stephen, an ally who fought in against Bulgaria together with Basil II?

The power of a medieval state was based on its oldness and on the continuity of its institutions. The fireplaces are contemporary with the end of phase 2. The last theory that accepted the existence of the Blaci in Tran- sylvania during the Hungarian conquest, but not of the Roma- nians, was expressed by Imre Boba.

The Gesta Hungarorum of Anonymus, the Anonymous Notary of King Béla: a translation.

In these cir- cumstances the settlement from Alba-Iulia was conquered,16 and became the new residence of the Hungarian chieftain, because of its strategic location. In this respect, Pannonia represents an intermediate case between Dalmatia or Noricum, and Dacia. After the peace anonymua in with the Franks, Bulgaria continued to control Srem.

The identity of the author of the Gesta has always been subject to scholarly debate. For when the Vlakhs attacked the Danubian Slavs, settled among them, and did them violence, the latter came and made their homes by the Vistula, and were then called Lyakhs.