Gábor Szántai

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A Szekler in a Kilt

A Szekler in a Kilt

Gyulafehérvár, Transylvania January 15, 1634   Later they said it all had happened because of the good looks of copper-haired Mary. Pretty she was and kind, as a daughter of a Saxon innkeeper should be. The generous way she cast her eyes from below her light...
Hungary and Transylvania, Part 3: Cities and Castles

Hungary and Transylvania, Part 3: Cities and Castles

Here is a list of the cities and frontier castles in Royal Hungary, Transylvania, and the occupied lands: The cities and castles of the Trans-Danubian Region and Upper Hungary—the Hungarian Highland—are listed here. They were either in Habsburg hands or taken by...
Hungary and Transylvania, Part I

Hungary and Transylvania, Part I

Foreword The science-fiction book 1632 by Eric Flint and its Ring of Fire series created an alternative universe where a small American miners’ town from 2000 AD with all its residents and buildings gets relocated to Thuringia, Germany, in the year 1631—right in...