The Holy Crown of Hungary is the crown sent by Pope Sylvester II to St. Stephen, first Christian king of Hungary, in the year 1000. It is thus one of the oldest royal crowns in Europe an art treasure of immense value. The Holy Crown, however, is also a constitutional factor of prime importance in Hungary: it is the sole possessor of sovereignty in the Hungarian state and the source of all constitutional powers as well as private property rights. In this scholarly work, the author presents the complete history of the Holy Crown and also explains the development of the unique Hungarian Crown theory. The book concludes with an analysis of the present position of the Holy Corwn and its future role in Hungarian public life.
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Book Description Hungarian Institute, 1977. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0959697209