Statuia unui DAC – cea mai mare statuie din galeria Chiaramonti a Vaticanului. Foto și video
Una dintre cele mai zdrobitoare dovezi ale importanței dacilor în lumea antică o reprezintă impresionanta colecție de statui impunătoare...
Monarch Profile: King Carol II of Romania
Probably no other King of Romania is as controversial as Carol II with enemies of the Crown being most repelled by his effort at personal rule and many monarchists being put off by his private life and interference in the reign of his young son. At the time of his birth, a great many hopes were placed in the young prince who supposed to represent a new beginning and a solidification of the House of Hohenzollern with the Romanian people. He was born in Peles Castle in the Carpathian Mountains…
Making of Romania: the 18th and 19th centuries – unification, first foreign king
Romanians have always dreamed of being independent and staying united, but they were rarely left in peace for long enough to develop a sense of their own identity. This short overview of the history of Romania will give you an idea about the events that took place in the 18th and 19th centuries and which shaped the idea of a national identity in the Romanians' consciousness.
Count Dracula's Legend and the history of Vlad the Impaler
The legend of Count Dracula and history of voivode Vlad the Impaler, the real-life hero who inspired the legend. Romania Tourism offers information regarding places to visit, historic facts. Travel brochures, maps and advice about Romania, Sighisoara (Transylvania), Poenari Fortress, Bran (Dracula's Castle), Borgo Pass.
Battle of Taginae - 552 AD
Battle of Taginae - The battle to the death between the Ostrogothic Kingdom of Italy and the Eastern Roman Empire. General Narses vs. King Totila and the death of the Ostrogothic Kingdom The Battle of Taginae brought an end to the long struggle between Byzantium and the Ostrogothic Kingdom in Italy. During 550-51 Eastern Roman Emperor Justinian I started gathering a large expeditionary force totaling 20,000 or possibly 25,000 men. The Byzantine army was mostly cavalry, with some 8000…
L'or des reliques de Rome
En 1578 on a découvert à Rome un réseau de tombes souterraines contenant les restes de milliers des premiers martyrs chrétiens. Un grand nombre de ces squelettes de ces saints supposés ont été rapidement retirés de leur lieu de repos et envoyés à des églises catholiques en Europe pour remplacer les saintes reliques qui ont […]