Hungarian Illuminated Chronicle ~ 1473

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     The first book printed in Hungary, the Chronica de Gestis Hungarorum (Hungarian Illuminated Chronicle), records events in Hungary and eastern Europe during the reign of Louis the Great (1342-1382). In it older chronicles and histories have been combined and elaborated. It is preserved in the National Szechenyi Library in Budapest, Hungary.
     The stamp was designed by Andor Andras, and issued September 30, 2003.

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