Toldi trilogy

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The Toldi trilogy is an epic poem trilogy written by the Hungarian poet János Arany. It was inspired by the legendary Miklós Toldi, who served in the Hungarian King Louis the Great's army in the 14th century. He was the King's champion. The trilogy followed the medieval stories of the champion.

The installments of the trilogy are:

  • Toldi (1846)
  • Toldi szerelme (Toldi's Love) (1879)
  • Toldi estéje (Toldi's Night) (1848)

The trilogy was adapted as an animated film under the title Heroic Times in the 1980s. The film was directed by József Gémes for the Pannonia Film Studio.

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