Magyar: Béla király Névtelen Jegyzője krónikájának első lapja A GESTA HUNGARORUM egyetlen kéziratos példánya, a tiroli Ambras várának. Anonymus and Master Roger: Gesta Hungarorum: Anonymi Bele Regis Notarii An anonymous notary of King Bela (probably Bela III) of Hungary wrote a Latin. Request PDF on ResearchGate | On Oct 1, , Martyn Rady and others published The Gesta Hungarorum of Anonymus, the Anonymous Notary of King Bela.

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Of course, this was a fabricated history, but from the source we can infer that Simon of Keza was convinced that Blackii were among the ancient inhabitants of the country.

In two of his works, Gheorghe I. The theory of the Pannonian origin of the Balkan Vlachs was expressed by B. Until the middle of the 13th century, only the forms Blacus and Blachus were used in documents. Tuhutum vero genuit Horca, Horca genuit Geulam et Zubor, Geula genuit duas filias, quarum una vocabatur Caroldu et altera Saroltu, et Sarolt fuit mater sancti re- gis Stephani. As said our minstrels: They were nomads like the Po- lovcians. The virtual enemies of the Byzantine Empire at the Danube after were the Pechenegs, not the Hungarians.

A naonymous was added on the top of the wall.

It could be supposed that he knew something about the Aromanians Balkan Vlachsbut not directly, and that he noticed the likeness between both ethnic names Vlachi and Blachi.

It is curious that one of the few Romanian place-names admitted by Kniezsa was mentioned in the above mentioned document of It is possib- le that his name was written on the front page, but this one was not preserved.

Unlike them, the Romance population was too insignificant and this explains the silence of the same sources a situation similar to that of the North-Danubian Romanians, who were deprived of any superior form of political and religious organization.


The Slavs arrived in Pannonia in the 6th century, especially after the Avarian conquestincreasing the manpower of the Avarian confederacy. A peculiar viewpoint was expressed by I. Skip to main content. gest

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This work was sometimes identified with GH, but the latter does not include data about the survival of a Hungarian group in anonymosu homeland; the source, based on oral traditions, was another gesta. The data concord with the pro- file of the section, published in better conditions in a further study, in For the Slavs had settled them first, but the Vlakhs had seized the territory of the Slavs.

Many researchers have supposed that they were students in Paris.

There are no easy answers when it comes to the man known as Anonymous. The phonetics is not Slavic or Hungarian, but old Romanian: Notandum [est hic] quod inter Ma- chedoniam, Achayam et Thesalonicam est quidam populus valde mag- nus et spaciosus qui vocantur Blazi [Blasi in other manuscripts], qui et anonyomus fuerunt Romanorum pastores, ac in Ungaria ubi erant pascua Romanorum propter nimiam terre viriditatem et fertilitatem olim mora- bantur.

According to most historians, the work was completed between around and The open spaces made con- tinuous habitation of the whole territory impossible, as it happe- ned in the large area from the northern Carpathians to the Pindus Mountains where the Romanian ethnogenesis developed in several kernel areas.

Dux vero Gelou volebat, quod ibi eos prohiberet qum sagittariis suis.

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Such con- fusions resulted from the oral transmission of the events occurred in a remote past, but this does not prove that the author inserted in the narrative events from his own time.


Philippide also took into account the boundary between the northern Thracians and Illyrians, which was later redefined by I. The tradition about Blachi would not have appeared had the Romanians been recently arrived in Hungary at the time when the prototype of the Gesta was written the end of the 11 th century.

In the same way he explained the use of a form of Byzantine origin for the name of the Hungarrum.

The Gesta Hungarorum of Anonymus, the Anonymous Notary of King Béla: a translation.

For this reason, Petru Iambor expressed serious doubts about the supposition advanced by Kurt Hhngarorum. The legend of the pri- mary penetration in Transylvania has no archaeological support. We notice that some sequences are imbricated, while other are digres- sions from the main narrative for instance, the relation about the conquest of the land of Gelou.

The source makes a confusion between the real Huns and the Avars, but also with the coalition ruled by Alatheus and Saphrac, because it is stated that the Huns conquered Pannonia in and that they gsta defeated by Char- lemagne.

He believed that this year, written in Arabic numer- als, is hidden in the adornment of the initial letter P, but his inter- pretation is not convincing. Thus structured, the propagandistic discourse was probably con- vincing enough for the contemporaries of the Anonymous Notary, even if it was based on some false statements. A real understanding of this text requires its study as a whole work and as a medieval source, with all that it is implied by its nature.