HRADNIANSKY ARCHIDIAKONÁT V NITRIANSKEJ DIECÉZE DO ROKU 1526
(Archdeanery of Hradná in the Diocese of Nitra until 1526)
Abstract: Arch-deanery of Hradná used to be an integral administrative part of the Diocese of Nitra in the Middle Ages and during the modern period. The aim of the following study is to outline the origin of the Hradná arch-deanery in its historical context. The paper focuses on the formation of the Catholic parishes and churches in the region from the 12th to the beginning of the 16th century. Using various sources and archive documents to support and compare them with scholarly literature, the study presents historical development of Arch-deanery of Hradná and its parishes until 1526, the year which represented a turning point for the Kingdom of Hungary.
Authors: Ďurčo, Marek
Source: Konštatínove listy, 2014, vol. 7, number: 1, pages: 23-60 (PDF file)
Key words: THE DIOCESE OF NITRA, ARCH-DEANERY OF HRADNÁ, PARISHES, CHURCHES, PATROTINIA