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RESEARCHES

ON THE

DANUBE AND THE ADRIATIC.

ON THE

DANUBE AND THE ADRIATIC;

OR,

CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE MODERN HISTORY

OF

HUNGARY AND TRANSYLVANIA, DALMATIA AND

CROATIA, SERVIA AND BULGARIA.

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CONTENTS.

BOOK III. THE GOTH AND THE HUN.

Page.

CHAPTER 1. Departure from England-Close of Hungarian war

-Arrival at Comorn-The hunting box-Count and Countess

Nugent-Goneral Grabbe-Life in the Austrian Camp

1

CHAPTER II. Russian review—The infantry, the cavalry, and ar-

tillery—The Cossacks—The fête-Austrian troops

7

CHAPTER III. The Danube - Szolnok — The Maygar character -

Bravery and generosity-Indolence and barbarism — Retro-

grade state of agriculture

14

CHAPTER IV. A steam voyage on the Theiss—The passengers,

Legislation on land-Defective system of justice—Csongrad

-The Magyars

19

CHAPTER V. Szegedin—The fort-Magyaromania—The lower town

-The upper town-State of commerce–The Kossuth party 21

CHAPTER VI. The Banat — The physical geography – Mineral

wealth-The races of the Banat-Greater civilisation of the

Banat

OS

CHAPTER VII. Temesvar-Injury done by bombardment-History

of Temesvar — The great square General description of

Temesvar_The fortifications—The suburbs

36

CHAPTER VIII. The siege of Temesvar-Commencement of siege

-Water eut off-A sortie-First bombardment-Second bom-

bardment-Horse-flesh eaten- Fevers - Conflagrations-The

siege raised .

41

CHAPTER IX. The Voyvodina-Great historical landmark-Servia

in the middle ages-Servian fundamental diploma-The Ser-

vian revolution-Re-establishment of Voyvodina

49

CHAPTER X. Arad-Its fair--Commerce of Hungary-Description

of Arad-The fortress—The county of Arad

55

CHAPTER XI. The vale of the Maros-Entrance of Transylvania

-Zam-The Daco-Romans-Broos—The Saxons-The political

history of Transylvania

59

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