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Beautiful Hungarian Map 2017

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The Khitan script and language

New External Databases

The Bibliography of Hungary 1712–1860 IX. Supplements

Géza Petrik’s momentous The Bibliography of Hungary 1712-1860 (Budapest 1888-1892), originally of four volumes, now has a new supplement including prints published in Hungary and abroad in Hungarian or partly in Hungarian, between 1701 and 1800.

Géza Gárdonyi: The Eclipse of the Crescent Moon, volume I–II.

This is the facsimile of the first hard cover edition of the great historical novel by Géza Gárdonyi, The Eclipse of the Crescent Moon (known as Eclipse of the Crescent Moon since its second, 1905 edition). Our new publication is already available.

Workers ’56

This Yearbook of the 1956 Institute contains the edited version of the presentations on the role of workers in the revolution, one of the most interesting topics of the 1956 and Socialism, Crisis and Rethinking conference. The multi-disciplinary conference of recent past history was held in Eger in September 2016 with the participation of several institutions.

La Fontaine’s Complete Tales

The publishing workshop of NSZL pays a tribute to the author and his fables which have become an integral part of the world of Hungarian tales. By launching a series of popular facsimile editions, it aims at bringing back to the readers the printed form of one-time classics, works by popular authors and rare editions hardly available today. Our recent publication is already available in the bookshop of the Library, or you can order it online.

Digitization and restoration – János Arany Memorial Year 2017 in NSZL

2017 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Hungarian poet János Arany. To celebrate this occasion, National Széchényi Library will digitize manuscripts of Arany’s works owned by NSZL and will also restore and digitize part of the bequest kept in Nagyszalonta.

Conference of special libraries

Project Manager János Káldos and László Boka, Director of Research and Academic Affairs and Deputy Director-General of NSZL delivered a lecture at the conference held in the Hungarian Central Statistical Office on March 21, 2017.

Armenian university delegation in NSZL

Under the Erasmus program, Armenian guest professors of the Technology Transfer Office of Pázmány Péter Catholic University were received by Dr. László Tüske, Director-General of NSZL. At the meeting, discussion was held about organizing a cultural and historical exhibition commemorating the first printed Armenian bible.

Diplomatic Spouses Budapest visited NSZL

Members of the Association of Diplomatic Spouses Budapest DSB (Diplomatic Spouses Budapest) paid a visit to National Széchényi Library on March 9, 2017.