The Man of Many Devices, Who Wandered Full Many
Festschrift in Honor of János M. Bak
Edited by Balázs Nagy and Marcell Sebok,
both Department of Medieval Studies, Central European
"Besides his committed political activity, he has always
been a dedicated scholar, (and) an ambitious historian
of the Middle Ages. I hope this collection of writings
being offered to him does justice to this Odyssey."
- Gábor Klaniczay, Collegium Budapest
"The individual contributions are solid and frequently
considerable . the Hungarica section will be extremely
important Western European language introductions to
materials and topics otherwise unavailable to Western
European Readers. The quality is far above the norm
for a Festschriften, a tribute to Bak's great influence
and his own wide interests."
- Professor Patrick J. Geary, Director of the
Medieval Institute, University of Notre Dame
More than sixty friends and colleagues pay tribute
to the distinguished professor János Bak's 70th birthday.
Notable contributors from many countries dedicate previously
unpublished essays and articles in this celebratory
Reflecting the intellectual calibre of János Bak, scholars
not only of medieval history, but also from the fields
of modern history, philosophy, linguistics, art history
and political science provide a broad range of perspectives
on a wide range of disciplinary areas thus allowing
a wide readership audience.
Containing over 700 pages, most articles are published
in English with a few exceptions in German and French
to reflect the true international character of the Festschrift.
ISBN 978-963-9116-67-2 cloth $69.95 / €59.95 / £50.00