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Editor's Note - Memento Vivere

It seems almost provocative to launch such an issue on the local pleasures, pastimes and delights, while nowadays a troublesome Romania appears as plunged into unending economic and social difficulties, striving to cope with various shortcomings and weaknesses. However,

From Tradition To Avant-Garde... And From Washington To Dumbrava Sibiului

Corneliu Bucur has been the manager of the ASTRA Museum of Traditional Folk Civilization since 1990. In 1965, he graduated the Babes Bolyai Faculty of History and Philosophy in Cluj. In 1981 he presented his doctoral thesis, with the following theme: Introduction in the

La Mer Noire, Carrefour Des Grandes Routes Intercontinentales 1204-1453

Dès sa constitution en tant qu'Etat indépendant, dans la seconde moitié du XIVe siècle, la Moldavie est devenue l'un des secteurs de la rivalité constante entre les deux royaumes catholiques voisins, la Hongrie et la Pologne. L'enjeu principal de cette

La Roumanie, Un Pays À La Frontière De L'Europe

ParisLes Belles Lettres2003 DES BALKANS A L'OCCIDENTJ'ai tracé, dans leurs grandes lignes, les événements cruciaux de la moitié du siècle, de 1821 à 1866. Mais à la même période s'engage un profond processus qui modifie non seulement les bases politiques,

The Danube Delta From 800 To 1900

The Delta has undergone tremendous changes over the centuries. The oldest written sources, from the Greek-Roman times, concur only partly; yet in majority they offer hints of modifications. Numerous ancient references have been used to identify and track down geo-morphologic

The Danube And Other Rivers

Mistress of the mouth of the Danube, Romania has a closer interest in the great river than any other nation. The Danube is to Romania not merely a great trade channel, connecting the Baltic and the North Sea with the Euxine; but since the river forms a delta comparable with