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Pécs

facts in brief


Part of Gaspar Bouttats map, ca. 1690
Part of Gaspar Bouttats map, ca. 1690




Facts in brief:

Rome occupied Illyrian/Celtic settlement; was capital of Roman S Pannonia; Hungarian King Stephen I established bishopric in 11th cen.; became major humanist intellectual center; German immigrants arrived 18th cen.; noted for handicrafts produced here.

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