One of the oldest and most intact medieval earthworks is found at Szabolcs. The fortress was built by Chief Szabolcs, a relative of Prince Árpád. Szabolcs was probably the prince for a period after Árpád's death. After the Hungarian Conquest (896) it was the site of national assemblies. The mansion of the Mudrány family was in late Baroque style. The murals depict prominent personalities and important events of the history of Hungary. Since 1978 the collection of fine art of the András Jósa... tovább Museum has been placed in the mansion. The mansion is also a part of the heritage of Hungarian literature: Zsigmond Móricz, the famous author was brought here by his friends after a stay at Tiszatelek, and he wrote his short story titled "The Lunch" based on his impressions and experiences of his visit to the mansion. Near the eastern side of the ancient fortress is the Protestant church. No written data are available about the date of its construction, but King (St.) Leslie I had a synod here in 1092. The church, that originally belonged to the county administration. The first written record in which the church is mentioned is a charter from 1357, in which it is described as a three-nave monastery dedicated to St. Mary. A silver chalice and a jar from the 18th century are found among the equipment of the church.
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