Manuscrise bizantine în colecţii bucureştene ⁄ Byzantine Manuscripts in Bucharest’s Collections, 2009, 256 p.

Volum editat sub Înaltul Patronaj al Preşedintelui României, cu sprijinul Patriarhiei Române, Bibliotecii Academiei Române, Muzeului Naţional de Artă al României, Muzeului Naţional de Istorie a României „Legitimată teologic şi elaborată de-a lungul secolelor


Înfiintata în anul 1992, apare trimestrial, reprezentând editia româna a cunoscutei reviste cu acelasi titlu iniţiată în 1984 la Paris şi editată în prezent la Paris, Roma, Berlin, Budapesta, Madrid, Sofia şi Copenhaga. Pastrând structura ediţiei mamă, Lettre

Reţeaua institutelor culturale româneşti

Coordonatori proiect editorial: Irina Ionescu, Ovidiu Dajbog-Miron, Raluca Doroftei Traducători: Alistair Ian Blyth, Daniela Oancea şi Brînduşa Ciugudean Direcţia Generală Institute Culturale Româneşti din Străinătate a lansat ediţia 2009 a broşurii Reţeaua

The Lynx

Furry spearsOn its ears The sharpest clawsInside its paws Greedy cat's eyesFlames in disguise Not a rustle, not a breezeAs a herd of deer freeze Hungry,Stretched bow lies in waitThe beastTakes out its clawsWith clenched jawsToo late! Poor deer!Falls without a soundDeath

Why Animalia

Animals have well-defined pigeonholes assigned by the traditional Romanian mindset. From wee to huge, all creatures are cast in distinct roles that any inhabitant of temperate geographical areas will recognize: hardworking as an ant (or bee), stupid as a goose, haughty as

The Fox: From Fable To Reality

see image A widely-spread carnivorous mammal, the fox has been drawn to the attention of the people ever since early Antiquity, remaining throughout the ages the most steadfast symbol of slyness, cunningness, cruelty and cynicism. Totemic animals from one region in the

Slow Beasts, Easy Life

See Gallery One would wonder why the ox is so preferred by most of the Romanian landscape painters at the turn of the century. One reason is a name, Barbizon. Both Nicolae Grigorescu and Ion Andreescu, the leaders of the generation, were configuring their artistic project

The Tomis Sculpture Treasure

Tomis (the former name of the city of Constantza, Romania, situated on the shore of the Black Sea) is a 2550 year-old Greek city that has a historical past overlain with the constructions of the modern city. The name of the city comes from Constanta, an old quarter of the

The Tomis Sculpture Treasure: The Fantastic Snake

Marble statue, slightly purplish. The statue is a true masterpiece, a unique piece, a sort of Venus of Milo of the sculptures representing animals, especially that to this day, there has not been found anything like it anywhere else. The statue represents a fantastic animal

Restrictions In The Retezat National Park

Rhododendron on Bucura lakeshore by Cristina LazaroniRestrictions have their place in a national parkMany people know why there are restrictions in a national park and agree with them. I have received various questions from tourists wanting to know why, in the Retezat National


excerpt I was a boy around thirteen when I first learned how to wield a rifle – though I confess that, ever since, I have made no progress in this craft, quite the contrary, I dare say! I had accompanied my old man to Whitepond Baths, that had seen the cream of the crop

Xylobiont Coleopterans

Can forests of the Carpathians be a reference point for the virgin forests of the Central Europe? The proof for this is represented by xylobiont Coleopterans Over recent years many German experts specialising in forestry have visited forests in Romania and Ukraine. On these