Geza sentence example

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  • Alarmed at the sudden revival of the Eastern Empire, which under the Macedonian dynasty extended once more to the Danube, and thus became the immediate neighbour of Hungary, Duke Geza, who succeeded Taksony in 972, shrewdly resolved to accept Christianity from the more distant and therefore less dangerous emperor of the West.
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  • The nation at large was resolutely pagan, and Geza, for his own sake, was obliged to act warily.
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  • Geza, in short, regarded the whole matter from a statesman's point of view, and was content to leave the solution to time and his successor.
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  • By these men Hungary was divided into dioceses, with a metropolitan see at Esztergom (Gran), a city originally founded by Geza, but richly embellished by Stephen, whose Italian architects built for him there the first Hungarian cathedral dedicated to St Adalbert.
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  • The political independence of Hungary was ultimately secured by the outbreak of the quarrel about investiture (1076), when L Geza I.
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  • The poems of Count Geza Zichy and Victor Dalmady, those of the latter published at Budapest in 1876, are mostly written on subjects, of a domestic nature, but are conceived in a patriotic spirit.
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  • Among successful dramatic pieces may be mentioned the Falu rossza (Village Scamp) of Edward Toth (1875), which represents the life of the Hungarian peasantry, and shows both poetic sentiment and dramatic skill; A szerelem harcza (Combat of Love), by Count Geza Zichy; Iskdriot (1876) and the prize tragedy Tamora (1879), by Anthony Varady; Janus (1877), by Gregory Csiky; and the dramatized romance Szep Mikhal (Handsome Michal), by Maurus Jokai (1877).
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  • Subsequently, however, he married the handsome and promising youth to Agnes of Chatillon, duchess of Antioch, and in 1173 placed him, by force of arms, on the Hungarian throne, first expelling Bela's younger brother Geza, who was supported by the Catholic party.
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  • As mentioned above, King Geza introduced German colonists, who founded Nagy-Szeben (Hermannstadt), and in 1211 King Andreas II.
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  • (see Podhradczky, 7 Bela kirdly nevtelen jegyzoje, Buda, 1861, p. 48), which describes the early ages of See Count Geza Kuun's " Lettere Ungheresi," La Rivista Europea, anno vi., vol.
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  • The Szeklers are of disputed origin, but closely akin to the Magyars (see Szeklers) The Saxons are the posterity of the German immigrants brought by King Geza II.
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  • Benjamin Geza Affleck was born on this day in 1972 in Berkeley, California.
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