The Image of Hungary in European Fiction – exhibition

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2019/10/18 - 2019/10/31


The exhibition will present a selection of portraits of Hungary as featured in 16th–20th century English, French, German, Italian and Latin fiction, based on prints kept by National Széchényi Library.

The exhibition will help you keep track of mythical Hungarian prehistory, the Middle Ages, the Ottoman wars and the anti-Habsburg revolutions in chronological order, through the literary processing of the events of the late 18th and 19th centuries to the presentation of 20th century Hungary.

The exhibition has been organized with the cooperation of the Research Centre for the Humanities of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences and National Széchényi Library.

More about the exhibition

The exhibition will be open from October 18 until October 31, 2019, during the opening hours of the Library.

Venue: National Széchényi Library, Wing ‘F’ of Buda Royal Palace, Ars Librorum exhibition space (Floor 6)