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The Corvina Library and the Buda Workshop

Not a jot from 48! – exhibition


The Corvina Library and the Buda Workshop

The exhibition opening on November 6, 2018 aims at exploring a so far hidden, less emphasized aspect of King Matthias Hunyadi’s library. In addition to the codices ordered from Italy, similarly precious and decorative manuscripts were made in the royal court as well. The aim of the exhibition is to explore and present the systematic and grandiose endeavor, serving the formation of the royal library in the court of Buda.

Saint Lucy's Day book fair

Between December 12 and 14, 2018, Library publications including decorative albums and most beautiful books will be on sale at a 30–40–50% discount price in the bookshop of NSZL.

Edina Zsupán’s lecture in Nagyvárad

Related to NSZL’s exhibition entitled The Corvina Library and the Buda Workshop, curator of the exhibition Edina Zsupán will deliver a lecture in Nagyvárad (Oradea) on November 28, 2018.

Eternally Júlia – Faces and Question Marks. Temporary exhibition

The exhibition built on the basis of the rich stock of National Széchényi Library, completed with relics belonging to the collection of Petőfi Literary Museum, will present Júlia Szendrey’s role played in literature and private life.

Years of Disarray 1908–1928. Treasures of the Collection of Posters and Small Prints in the Czech Republic

Treasures of NSZL’s Collection of Posters and Small Prints were on display again at a prestigious exhibition. Six posters by Sándor Bortnyik travelled to Olomouc, Moravia.

Handing over of evangelical codices

In 1950, fourteen codices belonging to the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Hungary were deposited in National Széchényi Library. On Sunday November 11, 2018, the volumes will ceremoniously be returned to the property of the Evangelical Lutheran Church.

Bibliotheca Corvina Virtualis – completely renewed internet service

NSZL’s new internet service allows its users to fully overview fifty-five corvinas kept in Hungary and nine corvinas owned by Herzog August Bibliothek Wolfenbüttel. Bibliographies, descriptions of book bindings, and several curiosities can also be accessed on the Hungarian and English language website.

Opening ceremony – The Corvina Library and the Buda Workshop

On November 5, Minister of Human Resources Miklós Kasler opened the unique exhibition entitled The Corvina Library and the Buda Workshop, which will be open for three months as of November 6, 2018.