Hungarian Conservative

Artúr Köő

Artúr Köő

Artúr Köő is a historian, a researcher and a secondary school teacher. He was born in 1987 in Bánffyhunyad (Huedin) in Transylvania, Romania. He holds a PhD in history from the Károli Gáspár University of the Reformed Church in Hungary. He graduated with an MA in history and pedagogy from the University of Pécs. He has been teaching at a Reformed Church secondary school for more than ten years. He is married with two children.
‘The ideological models that had emerged at the turn of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries…had transformed social thinking and humanity’s view of the world to such an extent that it
‘On 10 March this year, the author of these lines has only one wish: that a miracle may happen in the modern, so-called democratic Romania, and it may become like
In the struggle for survival and existence of Protestants, the question of ministers’ clothing still remained an issue—the meetings of the Reformed church districts of the time continued to fight
The second half of the 17th century was a time of great hardships for Protestants: Protestant church history calls the years between 1671 and 1681 the ‘decade of mourning’. Thanks
Although the unification made the dream of the Romanians come true, the aspirations of Transylvanian Hungarians for self-determination were ignored. The annexation of Transylvania to Romania was finally enshrined by
Although the synods, as we have seen above, have sought to act against excesses in the clothing of preachers, several sources attest that, in many cases, it was the deacons
There are few sources to help us form an idea of what the garments of 16th century Hungarian Reformed pastors may have looked like. But there are some valuable artworks
The question of what garments Protestant preachers should wear was a constant topic of the synods held in the 1500s, and all the articles, canons and law books attempted to
For generations, the heroic deeds of the defenders of the Eger Castle have given the Hungarian people strength and fortitude. Although the area under Ottoman occupation expanded and, in the
Miklós Horthy de Nagybánya, former Regent of the Kingdom of Hungary, died in exile in Portugal in 1957 and was buried there. One of his last wishes, however, was for