The Culture of Charity in the Political Elite of 15th and 16th Centuries in Sopron: Unity in Diversity?

Goda, Károly

As an ultimate purpose this study characterizes in the context of the Western Hungarian free royal town of Sopron (in German Ödenburg) the charitable testamentary acts of the members of the local, dominantly German, yet to some extent Hungarian, urban political elite (mayors and town judges) and of their spouses between 1400 and 1600.

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