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Sabre of Nikola IV. Zrinski of Siget

Tibor Kovács S. ; Hungarian National Museum, Budapest, Hungary
Lajos Négyesi ; Esztergom, Hungary
József Padányi   ORCID icon ; Budapest, Hungary

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APA 6th Edition
Kovács S., T., Négyesi, L. & Padányi, J. (2017). Sablja Sigetskog Nikole IV. Zrinskog. Podravina, 16 (32), 43-58. Retrieved from
MLA 8th Edition
Kovács S., Tibor, et al. "Sablja Sigetskog Nikole IV. Zrinskog." Podravina, vol. 16, no. 32, 2017, pp. 43-58. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.
Chicago 17th Edition
Kovács S., Tibor, Lajos Négyesi and József Padányi. "Sablja Sigetskog Nikole IV. Zrinskog." Podravina 16, no. 32 (2017): 43-58.
Kovács S., T., Négyesi, L., and Padányi, J. (2017). 'Sablja Sigetskog Nikole IV. Zrinskog', Podravina, 16(32), pp. 43-58. Available at: (Accessed 16 June 2021)
Kovács S. T, Négyesi L, Padányi J. Sablja Sigetskog Nikole IV. Zrinskog. Podravina [Internet]. 2017 [cited 2021 June 16];16(32):43-58. Available from:
T. Kovács S., L. Négyesi and J. Padányi, "Sablja Sigetskog Nikole IV. Zrinskog", Podravina, vol.16, no. 32, pp. 43-58, 2017. [Online]. Available: [Accessed: 16 June 2021]

The authors are examining the sabre of Nikola Zrinski (1508–1566), who defended Sigetvar from the attack of Suleiman the Magnificent and died a heroic death during the siege. The sabre is exhibited in the Museum of Art and History in Vienna. National university of public services, legal descendant of the University of national defence Nikola Zrinski is one of the guardians of the Zrinski tradition and on the occasion of the memorial year of Zrinski in 2016 it organised an expert group with the objective to renew the research of Zrinski’s sabre from Vienna. Members of the group, historians of arms and military historians with the assistance of the Hungarian embassy obtained the permission to examine the relic exhibited in the armour room of the Museum of Art and History in Vienna in situ. During examination of the sabre, they established facts regarding its conditions and defined its exact measurements.

Nikola IV. Šubić Zrinski; sabre; helmet; coat of arms; metal analysis

Hrčak ID: 192372



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