(Castle and Town Nitra in Bel’s Notitia)
Abstract: Matthias Bel – author of the work Notitia Hungariae Novae historico-geographica (in English the Historical and Geographical Knowledge of New Hungary). In Knowledge of contemporary Kingdom of Hungary (Notitia Hungariae Novae), Matej Bel (Mathias Belius, Bél Mátyás) gives a detailed geographic, historical and ethnographic description of particular Hungarian counties from the position of 18’s century man. The work is written in Latin. In the present study is published the first Slovak translation of the historical part of the Notitia of the Nitra County, in which Bel describes the history of the castle and the town of Nitra.
Author: RÁCOVÁ Katarína
Publication order reference: Univerzita Konštantína Filozofa v Nitre, Katedra histórie, Hodžova 1, 949 01 Nitra, Slovak Republic, mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Source: Studia Historica Nitriensia, year: 2020, vol.: 24, number: 2, pages: 446-455
Key words: MATTHIAS BEL; NITRA COUNTY; HISTORICAL AND GEOGRAPHICAL KNOWLEDGE OF NEW HUNGARY; THE HISTORY OF THE CASTLE AND THE TOWN OF NITRA;