Szalonna (town)

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Szalonna
Szalonna is located in Hungary
Szalonna
Szalonna
Location of Szalonna
Coordinates: 48°27′03″N 20°44′26″E / 48.45093°N 20.74045°E / 48.45093; 20.74045Coordinates: 48°27′03″N 20°44′26″E / 48.45093°N 20.74045°E / 48.45093; 20.74045
Country  Hungary
County Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén
Area
 • Total 20.08 km2 (7.75 sq mi)
Population (2004)
 • Total 1,057
 • Density 52.63/km2 (136.3/sq mi)
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 3754
Area code(s) 48

Szalonna is a village in Hungary, in the Borsod-Abaúj-Zemplén county.

The Reformed church of Szalonna.

In the village there is an old architectural of Romanesque art: the church. It consists of two parts. The older is the rotunda on the east side of the recent building, which is younger, but of Árpád age - the village Romanesque church with murals. The rotunda has several relatives of this type in the Carpathian Basin: Herencsény, Bagod-Szentpál, Hidegség. A group of such extended rotunda old churches have a specific characteristic: the six folded inner structure of Karcsa, Gerény and Kiszombor.

References[edit]

  • Gerevich T.: Magyarország románkori emlékei. (Die romanische Denkmäler Ungarns.) Egyetemi nyomda. Budapest, 1938. 843 p. --- 32-33. p., LXXXVI. tábla bal alsó kép.
  • Gervers-Molnár V.: A középkori Magyarország rotundái. (Romanesque Round Churches of Medieval Hungary.) (Mûvészettörténeti Füzetek, 4.) Akadémiai Kiadó. Budapest, 1972.
  • Gerő, L. (1984): Magyar műemléki ABC. (Hungarian Architectural Heritage ABC.) Budapest
  • Henszlmann, I. (1876): Magyarország ó-keresztyén, román és átmeneti stylü mű-emlékeinek rövid ismertetése, (Old-Christian, Romanesque and Transitional Style Architecture in Hungary). Királyi Magyar Egyetemi Nyomda, Budapest

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