Battle of Hastings (1066)

The battle ended with the victory of William the Conqueror´s Norman army over the English.

Market town (Kingdom of Hungary)

Market towns became the most common type of towns in the Kingdom of Hungary by the Late Middle Ages.

Knights’ hall

One of the most important parts of a medieval castle was the Knights´ hall.

Mongol warrior (13th century)

The dreaded warriors of the Mongol Empire helped to make it one of the largest empires in history.

Medieval knight

Medieval knights were vassals of feudal lords and fought on horseback in battles.

Medieval Christian king

Medieval kings were typically depicted sitting on their thrones, wearing a crown and the Royal regalia.

The Hungarian army in the 15th century (cavalry)

One of the main units of Matthias Corvinus´ Black Army was the cavalry.

Arab Caliph (7th century)

Caliphs, considered successors of the Prophet Muhammad, were the most important religious leaders of Islam.

Royal feast (15th century)

The second wife of Matthias Corvinus, King of Hungary, was Beatrice of Aragon.

Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions – Swing bridge (1487–1489)

Leonardo's creative legacy also includes several projects related to bridges. This unusual swing bridge allowed for undisturbed water traffic.

Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions -– Siege engines

Leonardo was not only a master artist, but also an accomplished military engineer.

Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions - Flying machine (1488–1489)

The aim of this extraordinarily complex study was to mimic the different phases of the flight of birds.

Battle of Mohács (29 August 1526)

The devastating defeat in the battle against the Ottomans marked the end of an era in Hungarian history.

Siege of Belgrade (4-22 July 1456)

A major battle in the history of Ottoman-Hungarian wars in the 15th century. Its memory is preserved by the noon bells that are still rung every day in...

Leonardo da Vinci’s inventions – Aerial screw (around 1489)

The polymath thought that if a screw-like structure can rotate fast enough, it will 'drill' into the air and fly.

Medieval Chinese soldier

The equipment of ancient Chinese soldiers was rudimentary.

Yurt

A circular, domed, portable tent covered by felt, typically used by nomadic peoples.

Battle of Muhi (11–12 April 1241)

The devastating defeat of the Hungarians in the battle against the Mongolians was the result of several bad decisions.

Eurasian Avars (8th century)

The Avars established a stable empire in the Carpathian Basin between the 6th-8th centuries.

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