A history of Transylvania

by Ştefan Pascu

Publisher: Wayne State University Press in Detroit

Written in English
Cover of: A history of Transylvania | Ştefan Pascu
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  • Transylvania (Romania)

Subjects:

  • Transylvania (Romania) -- History

Edition Notes

Statementby Ştefan Pascu ; translated by D. Robert Ladd.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDR280 .P3713 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 317 p. :
Number of Pages317
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3488978M
ISBN 100814317227
LC Control Number82008669

In sixteenth-century Transylvania, Unitarian congregations were established for the first time in history. These churches continue to preach the Unitarian message in present-day Romania. Like their heretic forebears from ancient times. these liberals could not see how the deification of a human being or the simple recitation of creeds could.   The Hargita (Harghita) County Center for Preservation and Promotion of Traditional Culture published a book on Szekler history in Romanian; the launch of Illustrated History of the Szeklers took place in Bucharest this week.. Cover of the Romanian language book about the history of Szekler-Hungarians. "This book reconstructs the perceptions about mixed marriages across generations, starting from a detailed analysis of the statistical background and a description of this phenomenon in the historical past, and then focusing on the case history of families in Transylvania"--Provided by publisher.   Say the word "vampire," and any number of images may pop into mind: A Halloween costume with plastic fangs and a cape, perhaps, or your favorite fanged pop culture character from movies or TV shows (Buffy and Angel 4ever). From Bram Stoker's Dracula, first published in , to the glittery Cullen clan of Twilight series fame, there's centuries' worth of stories to draw upon.

Buy A History of Transylvania by Pascu, Stefan (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 1. The late Doctor Robert Peter, one of the most distinguished analytical chemists of his times, was a member of the Medical Faculty of Transylvania University from to the time of the dissolution of that institution, and afterward occupied chairs in the different colleges into which Transylvania was merged.   This is both a good picture book, and a good book which explains the area in Romania known as Transylvania. There is a lot of history and Bronwen Riley does a good job of giving an overview of the culture and people of this area/5(3). The Saxons of Transylvania documents a fading civilization with a mix of archival images, new photographs, illustrations and storytelling. In their second book photographed in Romania, Martínez + Sáez focus on ethnic German Saxons returning to Transylvania to preserve their distinct culture and heritage built over eight centuries.

Trouble in Transylvania book. Read 19 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. A series of chance encounters on the train to Budapest lead /5(19).   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. The History of the Medical Department of Transylvania University by Robert Peter - Free Ebook Project Gutenberg.   Ultimately, this book was challenging to read. The first half contained useful information about Transylvanian history, but a majority of it was the same argument repeated over and over again to make the point that Romania should have ownership of Transylvania.

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Besides being home to Dracula, a blood-thirsty Romanian ruler of the 15th century actually named Vlad Tepes, Transylvania has played many roles in history.

Claimed as an integral part of both Hungary and Romania, there are two parallel histories which provide separate A history of Transylvania book, separate interpretations of events, and separate by: 7. This is a translation of volume 3 of a three-volume history of Transylvania written by a group of Hungarian scholars.

On one hand, it is by far the best book on Transylvanian history that I have found so far: the most complete and the most carefully researched. But it is not perfect. /5(1). Besides being home to Dracula, a blood-thirsty Romanian ruler of the 15th century actually named Vlad Tepes, Transylvania has played many roles in history.

Claimed as an integral part of both Hungary and Romania, there are two parallel histories which provide separate statistics, separate interpretations of events, and separate conclusions/5(2).

On one hand, it is by far the best book on Transylvanian history that I have found so far: the most complete and the most carefully researched.

But it is not perfect. It expresses the "Hungarian view" of Transylvanian history very strongly, though it recognizes and (mostly) respects the "Romanian view".Cited by: Besides being home to Dracula, a blood-thirsty Romanian ruler of the 15th century actually named Vlad Tepes, Transylvania has played many roles in history.

Claimed as an integral A history of Transylvania book of both Hungary and Romania, there are two parallel histories which provide separate statistics, separate interpretations of events, and separate conclusions.4/5(3). Ethnic History of Transylvania by Haraszti (Author) ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important.

ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. Cited by: 2. a nationalist, Marxist history Besides being home to Dracula, a blood-thirsty Romanian ruler of the 15th century actually named Vlad Tepes, Transylvania has played many roles in history.

Claimed as an integral part of both Hungary and Romania, there are two parallel histories which provide separate statistics, separate interpretations of events, and separate conclusions.3/5. Istvn Lzr, Transylvania, A Short History Published by arrangement with Simon Publications, a fine publisher of historical books.

Transylvania, now part of Romania but once part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, is a land of several different ethnic groups, among them Hungarians, Romanians, and Germans. Dracula is an Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram introduced the character of Count Dracula and established many conventions of subsequent vampire fantasy.

The novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so that he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and of the battle between Dracula and a small group of people led by. The rare books section houses a collection of books relating to the history of horses and natural history, as well as a collection of pre medical books.

The books belonging to the Transylvania Medical Department, which closed inare now kept in special collections. The first volume of a three volume history of Transylvania is designed to present Transylvanian history in a European context and with due attention to Transylvania's links to Hungary, the Habsburg Empire, the Romanian Principalities, Turkey and other states of Europe.

The comparative approach is also prominent in the presentation of Transylvania's internal affairs in that the authors address 1/5(1). Books shelved as transylvania: Dracula by Bram Stoker, Wildwood Dancing by Juliet Marillier, Royal Blood by Rhys Bowen, The Dead Travel Fast by Deanna Ra.

Transylvania is a historical region that is located in central on the east and south by its natural borders, the Carpathian mountain range, historical Transylvania extended westward to the Apuseni term sometimes encompasses not only Transylvania proper, but also parts of the historical regions of Crișana and Maramureș, and occasionally the Romanian part of Banat.

Books. According to some versions of the story, the Pied Piper of Hamelin took the children of Hamelin to Transylvania. The story may be an attempt to explain the Ostsiedlung of the Transylvanian Saxons in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries.; Dracula, a novel by Bram of the early action is set in Transylvania, the homeland of the title character.

The Huns extended their rule over Transylvania after After the disintegration of Attila's empire, Transylvania was inhabited by the remnants of various Hunnic, and a Germanic tribe, the Gepids.

The Transyilvanain Gepids had a semiindependent status inside the Kingdom of Gepids, but this relative autonomy came to an end in the late 6th century. Vlad III, most commonly known as Vlad the Impaler (Romanian: Vlad Țepeș [ˈ v l a d ˈ ts e p e ʃ]) or Vlad Dracula (/ ˈ d r æ k j ə l ə /; Romanian: Vlad Drăculea [-ˈ d r ə k u l e̯a]; /31 – /77), was Voivode of Wallachia three times between and his death.

He is often considered one of the most important rulers in Wallachian history and a national hero of Romania. Editor's Note: This article on the Transylvania University rare-book robbery, by reporter Sarah Vos, originally ran in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

The Principality of Transylvania. The Emergence of the Principality and its First Crises () \/ Gabor Barta. The Golden Age of the Principality () \/ Katalin Peter. III. The End of Turkish Rule in Transylvania and the Reunification of Hungary () \/ Agnes R.

Varkonyi -- pt. Transylvania under the Habsburg. In his book Lost States, Michael J. Trinklein reimagines the U.S. with the many states that never made it into the republic: Transylvania, Forgottonia, and Texlahoma, to name a few.

Filed under: Transylvania (Romania) -- History Historia della Transilvania (in Italian; Venice: G. Sarzina, ), by Ciro Spontone (page images at HathiTrust) Transylvania and the Theory of Daco-Roman-Rumanian Continuity, ed. by Louis L. Lôte (HTML at Corvinus Library). In the s, Vlad was a ruler of modern-day Transylvania and a man with a tremendous appetite for cruelty.

His blood-thirst acted as inspiration for Bram Stoker’s vampire named Dracula, in the novel written years later. A Short History of Transylvania.

Once a province of the Roman Empire, Romania has three historic principalities–Transylvania, Moldavia, and Wallachia–which were briefly reunited in the 16th century before splintering again when Transylvania was recaptured by the Austrian Habsburgs, and Moldavia and Wallachia fell under Ottoman rule.

The untold story of the “Transy Book Heist” is one part the theft was one of the most significant in its history. The first call went out to the National Crime Information Center, alerting.

History For a thousand years, up till WWI, Transylvania was associated with Hungary. In the 10th century a Magyar (Hungarian) tribe, the Székelys, settled in what it called Erdély (‘beyond the forest’ – the literal meaning of Transylvania).

In the 12th century Saxon merchants arrived to help defend the eastern frontiers of Hungary. Transylvania is a federal republic located in the southern one-half of the Carpathian Mountains.

Based mainly out of what was once Western Romania, it is considered the legitimate successor to the Romanian state. The country was formed after Doomsday destroyed much of the rest of Romania, leaving the counties in the historical Transylvanian and Otlenian regions as the only functioning areas. But the history of vampires began long before Stoker was born.

Vlad Dracula was born in Transylvania, Romania. He ruled Walachia, Romania, off and on from books. The book contains many details about actual places in Romania you can still visit.

Most of these are connected with the life of Vlad III. These would start with Sighisoara, where Vlad was born. Today his former home is a restaurant and a weapons museum. (More about that below) Several other places in Transylvania have connections to Dracula.

The third volume of a three-volume history of Transylvania, designed to present Transylvanian history in a European context and with due attention to Transylvania's links to Hungary, Book: All Authors / Contributors: Béla Köpeczi.

Find more information about. A history of Transylvanian Unitarianism through four hundred years of sermons by Imre Gellerd (5 times) Der geköpfte Hahn: Roman by Eginald Schlattner (5 times) Paul. A History of Unitarianism: In Transylvania, England and America Volume II () This text was taken from a Beacon Press edition of Wilbur’s book and was made possible through the generous and kind permission of Earl Morse Wilbur’s family, with whom the copyright resides.

PREFACE. Mr. Pink book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. As the only member of the Transylvania Book Heist to previously decline al /5(10).national history in Transylvania. Under such bizarre circum­ In these books printed in southern Transylvania, in the second half of the 16th century by Dean Coresi, “we find the beginnings of our literary language”—C.

Giurescu states in Istoria Tomanilor, (Bucharest.Research sources: 1. Wikipedia, Emily Gerard, Transylvanian Superstitions 2. Emily Gerard, Transylvanian Superstitions 3. Wikipedia, Vlad Dracul ()4. Bram Stoker, Dracula, Archibald Constable and Company, UK, 5.

Bram Stoker, Dracula’s Guest and Other Weird Stories, () 6. Bram Stoker, Bram Stoker’s Notes for Dracula annotated and transcribed by Eighteen-Bisang R. and .