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The ark of the Covenant: photos, description, Ark of the Covenant)

The ark of the Covenant is one of the most beautiful relics of győr, the Baroque located in the square Gutenberg. According to the chronicle, in 1729 Hungarian soldiers, suspected of bigamy, using a false name, deserted from the army, fled and hid in a Jesuit monastery. The pursuers surrounded the building, as inside, according to the custom of the time, they could not. To end the blockade, the Bishop decided secretly to hold a refugee from the temple of the Jesuits in the Castle of the Bishop. The offender was dressed as an altar boy and with the procession tried to pass the checkpoint, but his colleagues have identified him. Armed soldiers rushed the procession. During the brawl, from the hands of the priest had the monstrance and crashed. To appease the city and to reconcile the clergy with the military, Charles III ordered to establish this remarkable monument - the ark of the Covenant.