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  • dwellordream
    26.10.2021 - 3 hours ago
    “On May 29, 1343, Francesco Petrarch (1304–74) wrote to Robert’s former secretary, Barbato da Sulmona (d. 1363), about the state of affairs in Naples.  …Petrarch’s letter describes his grief over Robert’s death and his fears about impending disaster in the divided court: I am really alarmed about the youthfulness of the young queen, and of the new king, about the age and intent of [Sancia], about the talents and ways of the courtiers. I wish that I could be a lying prophet about these things, but I see two lambs entrusted to the care of a multitude of wolves, and I see a kingdom without a king. How can I call someone a king who is ruled by another and who is exposed to the greed of so many and (I sadly add) to the cruelty of so many? …Some days later, Petrarch wrote again to Cardinal Colonna to describe the gangs of noblemen who terrorized Naples by night and the bloody gladiatorial games staged there by day. 
    The royal family sanctioned the games, and, according to Petrarch, on the day he accidentally happened upon them, “the Queen was present, as was Prince Andrew, a boy of noble mind, if ever he were to assume the long-deferred crown.” Petrarch saw a troubling connection between the nightly brigandage and daytime gladiatorial games. He presented the Regno’s chief city as mired in immorality, a place where evil was tolerated and even supported by those designated to rule. Furthermore, he seems in this letter to anticipate the day when Andrew would don the “long-deferred crown” and restore order to the kingdom. His letter suggests that he hoped Andrew would grow from a noble-minded boy into a mature king who would rule alongside Johanna, whom Petrarch unquestionably recognized as the Regno’s queen. His picture of her rule, however, suggests that she was as yet unfit to reign and that the governing council meant to prevent disorder had led Naples into chaos and violence. 
    …As time passed and Johanna became increasingly intractable and her supporters—to whom she alienated vast amounts of territory—were increasingly reputed to control Naples, Clement began to insist that Andrew be recognized as Johanna’s co-ruler, in name if not in fact. On March 31, 1344, he wrote to the Regno via Aimery, informing its people that Andrew and Johanna were to be anointed as king and queen, thus giving Andrew public recognition as Johanna’s titular equal. From mid-April onward, Clement insisted that Andrew be allowed some part in the administration, and he began to address both Andrew and Johanna in official correspondence. Yet Clement’s letters to Aimery about the Regno’s administration continue to refer solely to Johanna as monarch. In a letter of May 22, 1344, regarding Johanna’s oath of fealty to her papal suzerain, no mention is made of Andrew at all.
    …Attempting to persuade Johanna of Andrew’s merit, Clement described his beata stirps and royal lineage, insisting that he was possessed of innate goodness and virtue, with elegance, circumspection, and diligence—to the extent that his age would allow. Furthermore, the pope wrote, Andrew had inherited and exhibited the attractive ways of his forebears, which, with the aid of divine grace, must (one day) make him a vigorous man with many virtues. Yet Andrew’s potential lay in the future—what Clement saw in him was but the promise of the man he might become, and he seems to have had little idea of allowing Andrew to actually rule Naples. Matters came to a head early in the summer of 1345. Aimery, despite Clement’s initial determination to recall him from Naples in December 1344, had remained to monitor the explosive situation.
    Writing to Philip VI of France on May 11, Clement explained that Johanna continued to make territorial alienations and refused to allow Andrew to participate in government business. On June 10, 1345, Clement instructed Johanna in no uncertain terms to allow Andrew to be crowned, anointed, and allowed into her administration. In a second letter of the same day, Clement again told her that she should allow Andrew to partake in the administration of the realm and not hinder his kingship with “contrary suggestions.” Yet, despite Hungarian threats, Neapolitan plots, and the growing impatience of the papacy, Johanna refused to capitulate. She wrote to Clement objecting to Andrew’s elevation, expressing her determination to retain control of her administration and arguing that no one could better look after Andrew’s interests and honor than she herself—suggesting an interesting inversion in Johanna’s understanding of gender roles within her marriage.
    Clement’s irritation with Johanna was clearly growing. On July 9, he threatened her with excommunication if she continued to make territorial alienations. He attributed the bad blood between Andrew and Johanna to the machinations of their familiars—including the very people to whom Johanna was making such large donations—who sowed discord between them to further their own interests and influence. Aimery’s reports depict the Neapolitan court as the proverbial house divided against itself, its factionalism approaching mayhem. Yet later in the summer, partially owing to the intervention of Guillaume Lamy, bishop of Chartres (d. 1349), who replaced Aimery as papal nuncio and Johanna’s advisor in February 1345, the situation seemed to have ameliorated. Clement could praise both Andrew and Johanna for having surrounded themselves with wise, God-fearing advisors.
    It was at about this time that Johanna’s pregnancy, and thus the imminent birth of an heir, was announced, and it seemed that impending parenthood might bring peace to Naples’s embattled royal couple. The brief peace was not to last. On July 28, 1345, Sancia died, and with her death the ruling council Robert had established—already rendered formally defunct by Aimery—died as well. Without her influence, bedlam broke out. Johanna was reportedly engaged in numerous adulterous affairs, including with her cousin, Louis of Taranto (d. 1362). Guillaume Lamy wrote to Clement in frustration that Johanna had abandoned her husband to the mockery of her retinue. The Tuscan scholar Donato degli Albanzani, commenting on his friend Giovanni Boccaccio’s Eclogues, later wrote of rumors that Johanna and her followers openly laughed at Andrew, while the Neapolitan Domenico da Gravina (d. ca. 1355) recorded in his Chronicle that Andrew grew incensed by his ill treatment and made childish demonstrations of military prowess as a threat of future retaliation against his enemies, should he ever come into power.
    Further rumors of this sort reached Clement, who wrote to Johanna in May 1346 about sinister allegations regarding her conduct during Andrew’s life. Late in the summer, Clement decided that Andrew must quickly be given a real role in government. He instructed Aimery to crown and anoint Andrew, and plans for the coronation went forward. The legate set out for Naples from Avignon with a papal bull empowering him to perform a double coronation of the king and queen, who would be anointed together and recognized as co-rulers of the Regno. Clement began to send letters addressed only to Andrew regarding how he should treat papal representatives, probably because he feared Johanna would attempt to prevent the coronation. Indeed, on September 20, more than a day after Andrew’s murder, he wrote to Johanna warning her not to temporize about being crowned and anointed; the next day he wrote to Andrew, telling him to delay the ceremony no longer.
    Even at this juncture, Andrew was not accorded specific powers; indeed, he was forced to sign a document stating that he had no rights to the kingdom. Johanna’s pregnancy made the issue of who should succeed her if she died in childbirth urgent. Andrew and all of the Neapolitan clergy and nobility were required to swear a public oath that Andrew would not be declared king if Johanna died. Whatever his claims about Andrew’s suitability for rulership, Clement clearly believed that he would seize the throne if given the opportunity—an eventuality Clement feared and sought to prevent. Johanna was unquestionably the queen regnant, and it was she whom Clement meant to rule Naples. Up to this point, Clement had trusted Andrew only with small matters and had placated him with virtually empty concessions. Even in preparing for his coronation, Clement felt the need to ensure that Andrew could not wield power independently. The pope’s caution, however, proved insufficient to calm the anxieties plaguing the factions in Naples, whose members must have feared the power that fatherhood and even nominal kingship would give Andrew.”

    - Elizabeth Casteen, “The Murder of Andrew of Hungary and the Making of a Neapolitan She–Wolf.” in From She-Wolf to Martyr: The Reign and Disputed Reputation of Johanna I of Naples

    #elizabeth casteen #johanna i of naples #andrew of hungary #italian #late middle ages #medieval#history #from she-wolf to martyr
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  • em--ocean
    25.10.2021 - 5 hours ago

    Budapest 2021|

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  • kurvaeletbee
    25.10.2021 - 7 hours ago

    A legigazságtalanabb dolog az életben, mikor a jó emberhez sodor, de rossz időpontban. Fura, hogy sosem voltál igazán az életem része, mégis olyan mintha mindig itt lettél volna..

    -kurvaeletbe 2021.10.25

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  • barbara-barb
    25.10.2021 - 7 hours ago

    Tengereket úszók át olyan emberekért akik még egy hídon sem mennének át értem.

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  • barbara-barb
    25.10.2021 - 7 hours ago

    A legnagyobb bajom az hogy túl sókat törődők másokkal és néha elfelejtem hogy van egy saját életem is amivel szintén törődnőm kéne...

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  • betweenthetimeandsound
    25.10.2021 - 7 hours ago

    Three Minutes to Eternity: My ESC 250 (#58-57)

    #58: Friderika Bayer -- Kinek mondjam el vétkeimet? (Hungary 1994)

    “Semmi sincs, csak fénytelen éj Csak szótlan bánat, hiú remény Nincsen hûség, nincs szerelem Nincs simitó kéz nekem”

    “There is nothing, just the lightless night Just speechless sorrow, just illusive hope There is no loyalty, no love There's no caressing hand for me”

    Seven countries debuted in the 1994 contest (including Russia--see #149 about that), and I thought this was the best of all of them. While To nie ja showcased Edyta's vocals and put her on the road to superstardom in Poland, Kinek mondjam el vetkimet does something more than that for me, as it creates a compelling soundscape and actually makes me feel something.

    The song puts Friderika in a vulnerable situation, where she seeks somebody to talk to. It gets occasionally interpreted as a teenage pregnancy, because of the line "A meg sem született gyermekemnek"/"In spite of nobody dying and no children being born" and the English version suggesting that the narrator aborted the child. I didn't get that sense while I was listening to it, but I could relate to it a lot, because of the need to relieve oneself of the burdens that haunt them in life. I felt lonely at times, and need someone to talk to about life. (also, the title translates to "To whom I may confess my sins?", and the slight religious hints intrigues me again, haha)

    The minimalistic instrumentation highlights that fragility; there's the guitarist playing that melody, the occasional tambourine, and the orchestra in the background. They create a little world for three minutes, filled with longing and the need to cry. It's almost like a prayer for understanding, because of the simplicity and sincerity of it. And it is just pure gold, deservingly getting Hungary’s best entry to date (for now, I hope).

    P.S. A shout-out for @eurosong and @white-eyed-girl; both really love this song, but for the former, it's their favorite Eurovision song ever!

    Personal ranking: 1st/25 Actual ranking: 4th/25 in Dublin

    Final Impressions on:

    --1994: It's known for having seven new countries come over (four that missed out on Kvalificacija za Millstreet in Hungary, Slovakia, Romania, and Estonia, along with Poland, Russia, and Lithuania), along with being an especially ballad-heavy year. Several times in the running order, it seemed like all the songs blurred together, though I do think that the song quality was high enough to keep it from being bad. Most notably, Riverdance blew everyone out of the water with its use of Irish dance; it became more popular than the whole starting lineup. Basically, that was epic, along with the crowd in Point Theatre cheering for Ireland when they received multiple 12 points to get their third straight title.

    --Hungary: Definitely one of the more unique countries in the contest, in terms of what they send. Looking back, they were more up-and-down in terms of quality, but they never leaned towards something more "basic". When they did deliver, they really did in spades; that helped with maintaining an eight-year qualification streak between 2011 and 2018. Sadly, they withdrew because of their increasingly authoritarian government, which is made even worse because they looked like they were going to win. Hopefully, they come back soon!

    #57: Minouche Barelli -- Boum Badaboum (Monaco 1967)

    “Avant de faire tout sauter, boum boum Laissez-moi le temps d’aimer, badaboum Laissez-moi encore la vie, boum boum Au moins mille et une nuits, badaboum”

    “Before blowing everything up, boom boom Leave me the time to love, badaboom Still leave me my life, boom boom At least a thousand and one nights, badaboom”

    Another Serge Gainsbourg-penned song, I find it quite interesting. Whereas Poupée de cire, poupée de son (#179) and White and Black Blues (#74) deal with similar thoughtful issues with well-written lyrics, Boum Badaboum is a lot more straightforward.

    Despite the silly title, it has a serious message about trying to enjoy what life is about before she gets killed in a nuclear explosion. The United States and the Soviet Union were just hours away from catalyzing a nuclear war five years ago, and yet amongst the negotiations and proxy wars of the Cold War, tension remains. These pleas are almost drowned out amongst the cacophony of the "bada-boums", which can be an acquired taste to some people.

    Mincouche's voice is a bit shouty, which when combined with the instrumentation, makes me waver on whether or not I truly like the song. However, it does gets the message across the poppy soundscape, and she performs it with a bit of mischief amongst the despair. The orchestration for this makes it so cool and groovy, you wouldn't know that she's shouting for a little bit of peace!

    Personal ranking: 1st/17 Actual ranking: 5th/17 in Vienna

    #eurovision song contest #eurovision#esc250#esc 250 #esc top 250 #esc hungary#friderika#friderika bayer#esc 1994#esc monaco#minouche barelli#esc 1967 #how to deal with existential crises in two songs #another quite versus loud song #but they both have meaning #vintage eurovision #three minutes to eternity
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  • scavengedluxury
    25.10.2021 - 8 hours ago

    Film adverts on Thököly street, Budapest, 1971.

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  • scavengedluxury
    25.10.2021 - 9 hours ago

    Brush store, 40 Teresa Boulevard, Budapest, 1971. From the Budapest Municipal Photography Company archive.

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  • adrogrosszdeelvezem
    25.10.2021 - 10 hours ago

    Egy nap a fejemben

    Nem érzem jól magam szar járja át lelkem

    Lekötöm magam de így se jobb a kedvem

    Bántanak a gondolatok hol van a menstvár

    Nem megoldás az se hogy mindig a mokk vár.

    Úgy érzem hogy folyton lent vagyok a padlón

    Probálok felállni de vissza húznak frankón

    A gondolatok amikkel folyton hadi lábon állok

    Menekülnék a jó irányba de megtalál az árok.

    Mindenhonnan pofonok követik csak egymást,

    Rezzenéstelen arcal állom folyton folyvást,

    hogy elhagynak akik egyszer fontosak voltak

    Mint mindenhez ehez is köze van a sorsnak.

    Kifogynak a tollak a füzet tele van szöveggel

    Arról, hogy a szívembe lehetne egy köteggel

    A boldogságból, örömből, bánat és bú helyett

    Harcolok a depi ellen de úgy érzem nem lehet.

    Kételyekkel felkelni nap mint nap az álmokból

    Végig nézném milyen lehet fentről a távolból

    Nem tudom, hogy érdemes-e maradni ezen,

    a koszfészeknek nevezett, elbaszott helyen.

    Ez a koszfészek egy kalitka a saját fejemben

    Ha rám hallgatsz nem nyúlnék cigihez a helyedben

    Nem old meg semmit csak tompítja fájdalmat

    Amit az élet hagyott a nyomasztó ártalmat.

    Zárkózott lettem, es szorongok a gondokon

    Színész vagyok ezért mosoly van az arcomon

    A szüleim sem ismernek hazugság az életem

    Mert a tekerés számomra az egyetlen lételem.

    Kifújom a füstöm elszáll minden problémám

    De ahogy a végére értem keresem a portékám

    Csinálom a következőt hisz magányos vagyok

    Lefekszek aludni hirtelen elszállnak a bajok.

    Felkelek reggel megint ugyan olyan minden

    Nem tudom elképzelni, hogy ki lehet itt benn

    A lelkemben aki mindennap ezt csinálja velem

    Mert a nagy világban most se találom a helyem

    #hungary #poems and quotes #quotes #hear my voice #depressing shit#sadnees
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  • scavengedluxury
    25.10.2021 - 10 hours ago

    Home furnishings, 1970. From the Budapest Municipal Photography Company archive.

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  • mexicanstential-crisis
    25.10.2021 - 10 hours ago

    Hetalia characters as stuff that happened in the first three episodes of the IT Crowd

    Poland: Deformed her feet by trying to put on heels three sizes too small.

    France: Declared war on stress while wearing a cycling outfit

    America: Ate an entire chicken during a seminar on stress.

    Sealand: Sent a formal email to the fire department requesting help during a fire

    Germany: Has a picture of the A-team on his desk as opposed to pictures of his family

    Estonia: Has a voicemail machine that asks people if they turned it off and back on again because he’s tired of people asking him to fix their computers.

    Turkey: Forced to go to a fast food restaurant that had clowns, and then attack one of those clowns with its’ own shoe.

    Austria: Memorized a ridiculously long number for fancy emergency medical services

    Hungary: Went from beating Prussia with a heel to offering to take Ukraine shoe shopping in 30 seconds

    Prussia: Saw an active fire within a building, which caused him to remember that he was late for a golfing match

    Netherlands: Lost Who Wants To Be A Millionaire after phoning a friend, and begrudgingly went on a date with that same person the next night

    Molossia: Pretended to be an asshole on a dating site to prove a point about women, and lost the girl to an actual asshole during the date

    I’ll add more later as I keep watching

    #I call Poland she because I hc her as transfem so keep that in mind #tamaletalia #Exi watches the IT Crowd 👩‍💻 #hetalia headcanons#hws poland#hws france#hws america#hws sealand#hws germany#hws estonia#hws austria#hws turkey#hws prussia#hws hungary#hws molossia#hws netherlands #tw big text
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  • scavengedluxury
    25.10.2021 - 10 hours ago

    October revolution 50th anniversary, Budapest, 1969. From the Budapest Municipal Photography Company archive.

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  • scavengedluxury
    25.10.2021 - 11 hours ago

    Corner of Tunnel street and Pauler street, Budapest, 1971. From the Budapest Municipal Photography Company archive.

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  • sziszikeeh
    25.10.2021 - 11 hours ago

    "Nagy különbség az hogy valaki nélkül nem tudsz élni, vagy csak hogy szereted. "

    Hardin Scott

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  • hedonismworkshop
    25.10.2021 - 12 hours ago

    🕸🕷🕸 #tattoo #budapesttattoo #tattooartist #tattoosofintsagram #tattooselection #hungary #blackworkersubmission #blacktoptattooing #blackwork #blackworktattoo #dotwork #linework #blacktattoo #hedonismworkshop #onlyblackart #blxckink #btattooing #darkartists #theartoftattoos #budapest #instatattoos #BLACKTATTOOMAG #TTTpublishing #tttism #Procreate #TAOT #hungariantattoos #hedonismworkshop #flashaddicted Insta: https://www.instagram.com/hedonismworkshop/ Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/hedonismworkshop/ Follow: @blkttt @dsrupt @tttism @na_no_ttt @ttthistory @ttt_ist (helyszín: Bloomingmind Tattooshop) https://www.instagram.com/p/CVdY5Ppswee/?utm_medium=tumblr

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