Szabolcs KissPál: The Symbolism of the Turul Bird in Contemporary Hungary

The powerful reappearance of the Turul bird in Hungary has become one of the key signifiers of the new national self-definition of the country’s right and far right. The symbol is rooted in mystical and romantic historiography, which are the main tools for constructing the current national identity and its historical mission in Europe and the world. (…)


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