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From Nicopolis to Mohacs

A History of Ottoman-Hungarian Warfare, 1389-1526

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From Nicopolis to Mohacs by Tamas Palosfalvi
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In From Nicopolis to Mohacs, Tamas Palosfalvi offers an account of Ottoman-Hungarian warfare from its start in the late fourteenth century to the battle of Mohacs in 1526. During this period of one century and a half, the Kingdom of Hungary was the most constant and strongest rival of the expanding Ottoman Empire in Europe, and as such waged constant warfare in defence of its borders. Based on the extensive use of hitherto unexplored source material, Palosfalvi not only offers a sound chronology of military events, but also a description of Hungarian military structures and their transformation under constant Ottoman pressure, as well as an analysis of the reasons that lay behind the military breakdown of Hungary in the third decade of the sixteenth century.

Author Biography

Tamas Palosfalvi, Ph.D (2012), Central European University, is senior research fellow at the Research Centre for the Humanities, Institute of History, Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He has published books and articles on late medieval Hungary, including The Noble Elite in the County of Koeroes (Krizevci), 1400-1526 (MTA BTK Toertenettudomanyi Intezet, 2014).
Release date NZ
August 30th, 2018
Country of Publication
Netherlands
Imprint
Brill
ISBN-13
9789004365841
Product ID
28051879

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