4th Fraknói Workshop Lecture - Róbert Oláh P.: Road to the choir stalls

On 28 February 2023 at 17h, the fourth edition of the Fraknói workshop was held. This time, Róbert Oláh P., Research Associate of the Research Group, presented a chapter of his PhD thesis.  The title of the lecture was "The road to the choir stalls, the education of the early modern canons of the Cathedral Chapter of Győr and their appointment to the canonry". 

The online session was opened by Péter Tusor, Head of the Research Group. In his introduction, he explained that the aim of the lecture series is to present and discuss research on church history that has not yet been published. 

Róbert Oláh P. divided his lecture into two major parts, in the course of which he first examined the university attendance habits of the canons of the Győr chapter of the 17th and 18th centuries and the characteristics of the education of the chapter using the methodology of prosopography. In doing so, he compared the medieval conditions of the same Győr corps, thus providing a comprehensive picture of long-term trends in university attendance and schooling. In the second part of his lecture, he illustrated a typical way of entering the cathedral chapter, the institution of commendation, with cases from the 18th century.

The 4th Fraknói Workshop was followed by the regular meeting of the Research Group.