Croatia and Hungary. 800 Years of Common Heritage

Croatia and Hungary. 800 Years of Common Heritage

Upper body of Saint Simeon in Zadar, 1377-1380

The coronation of  King Koloman as King of Croatia in 1102, an act which founded the Hungarian-Croatian personalized union, was just one of the formative occasions of the Center Ages for the area. Starting up from this stage, the two nations had been dominated by the Hungarian Kings – although manage about the Dalmatian coastline was shed for long durations to the Republic of Venice. Now, and exhibition is on watch in Zagreb to illustrate highlights of the widespread historical past of the two international locations. This joint challenge of the Hungarian National Museum and the Galerija Klovićevi Dvori (Zagreb) will be shown in Budapest at the close of the yr as nicely. The goal of the exhibition venture is to existing the Croatian-Hungarian cultural and cultural-historical relations in a broad and illustrative context, consequently strengthening the experience of belonging collectively in the two nations. The exhibition is divided into eight chronological and thematic chapters, starting with the Middle Ages and continuing with the Renaissance period of time. Later on, in the early contemporary instances, heraldic representation of the Croatian-Hungarian state group was relatively particular, the romance of the associate countries manifested in many distinct means. In the Baroque period, the veneration of the Hungarian holy kings was lively in each international locations. Several examples from the iconographic plan and liturgical objects of the Zagreb Cathedral are showcased to emphasize this common cult. A unique device is devoted to the most emblematic spouse and children of the period, the Zrínyis/Zrinskis. Their pursuits in the spirit of dual patriotism left an indelible mark on the society and art of the two nations around the world. Other sections aim on far more fashionable durations. 
Gianfrancesco da Tolmezzo: Crucifixion with Hungarian saints. Zagreb, 1505

A virtual exhibition was also developed to existing main objects. The virtual exhibition, at present consisting of 60 objects, guides the visitor – partly chronologically and partly thematically – by means of the consultant areas of the Hungarian Countrywide Museum, the Dome, the Ceremonial Corridor, and the Hearth Halls. Simply click Right here to start the digital exhibition, then select the English language model.


Virtual exhibition of the Hungarian Nationwide Museum, 2020