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Author Guidelines


written in MS Word format –.doc or .docx; Times New Roman; line double spaced; font size 12 (main text) 10 (footnotes); 40.000 – 45.000 signs (including footnotes and blank spaces) long (of course it could be slightly shorter or longer.)

Please provide images, sketches, maps in a separate file in big resolution (250-300 dpi). Copyright issues must be settled by the authors of articles.



All footnotes should be typed (double spaced) beneath the page.

Include only the abbreviation of the work and the page/-s you point out.

Please make the abbreviations accordingly: The family name(s) of the author(s), plus the year of publication: Maleczek 1984. p. 357; Kristó – Makk 1997. p. 444.

If there are more than one publication from an author published in the same year, please make it accordingly: Font 2005a. p. 322; Font 2005b. p. 44.

Please check that your footnotes are numbered consecutively (i.e. no notes of the type 18a, 18b) and that note reference numbers in the text actually correspond to a footnote.



Please give all cited works in the footnotes at the end of your paper including the full citation of the works in the following form:

author(s), title (and translation of the title, if it is not written in a world language [added between square brackets]), the place(s) and year(s) of publication; first and last page if you cite a paper etc.





Codex diplomaticus Arpadianus continatus – Árpád-kori új okmánytár. I–XII. Ed. Wenzel, Gusztáv. Budapest. 1860−1873.


Codex diplomaticus regni Croatiae, Dalmatiae et Slavoniae – Diplomatički zbornik Kraljevine Hrvatske, Dalmacije i Slavonije. I–XVIII. Ed. Smičiklas, Tadija et alii. Zagreb. 1904−1990.

Thomae Spalatensis

Thomae Spalatensis Historia Salonitanorum atque Spalatinorum pontificum. Ed. Perić, Olga – Karbić, Damir – Matijević Sokol, Mirjana – Sweeney, James Ross. Budapest – New York. 2006. (Central European Medieval Texts 4)




Secondary Literature

(please list everything in alphabetical order, the following distinction is only meant to be an orientation)


Papers in journals

Maleczek 2003

Maleczek, Werner: Die päpstlichen Legaten im 14. und 15. Jahrhundert. Vorträge und Forschungen: Gesandtschafts- und Botenwesen im spätmittelalterlichen Europa 60 (2003), p. 33−86.


E. Kovács 1995

E. Kovács, Péter: Miksa magyarországi hadjárata [Ungarischer Feldzug von Maximilian I]. Történelmi Szemle 37 (1995), S. 35–50


Papers in edited volumes

Szovák 1996

Szovák, Kornél: Pápai-magyar kapcsolatok a 12. században [Papal-Hungarian Relations in the Twelth Century]. In: Magyarország és a Szentszék kapcsolatának ezer éve. Ed. Zombori, István. Budapest. 1996. p. 21–46.

Thoroczkay 2016

Thoroczkay Gábor: László király szentté avatása [King Ladislas’ Canonization]. In: Thoroczkay, Gábor: Ismeretlen Árpád-kor. Püspökök, legendák, krónikák. Budapest. 2016. p. 119–128.



Fraknói 1901

Fraknói, Vilmos: Magyarország egyházi és politikai összeköttetései a római Szent-székkel. [Ecclesiastical and Political Relations of Hungary and Apostolic See] I. 1000–1417. Budapest. 1901.

Zsoldos 2011

Zsoldos Attila: Magyarország világi archontológiája 1000–1301 [Secular Archontology of Hungary 1000–1301]. Budapest. 2011.

Koszta 2013

Koszta, László: A kalocsai érseki tartomány kialakulása [Die Entstehung der erzbischöflichen Provinz von Kalocsa]. Pécs. 2013. (Thesaurus Historiae Ecclesiasticae in Universitatae Quinqueecclesiensi 3.)

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