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Vrancea region

Vrancea archaeological sites

Dacian 2nd to 3rd century in Capul Satului. Very little 4th to 9th there are little material or writing in upper Moldavia. This period migration of peoples from the Steppe, via pass Mestecăniş.

6th to 8th century political union of pre-feudal.

10th more information regarding Romanian peoples demonstrating the war for founding the autonomous given the situation of the feudal Magyar king, pressure of the Tartar.

Tartar invasions in this zone were frequent in toponyms (rivers: tartarec, tătarca, gura văiitătar, of mountains: tătarca, tătarul, obcina tătarcii, plaiul tătarilor, bâtca tătarcii) and legends.

Archaeological road in two bits into the Bucovina mountains: one from Solca to Humor, other Marginea through Obcina mare exists in Câmpul Dragoşei next to next to the river mouth of Dragoşei in Vatra Moldoviţa, Sadova and Pojarâta, across the mountains Mestecăni, forks towards Transylvania through the Suhard to Rodna, the other Prislop to Maramureş. Commercial and military road till the end of the 18th century.

confirmed in history of Michetas Choniates and chronicle Ottokar de Stiria who confirms the existence of group of villages in north Moldavia.

Comuna of Varma "Stâlpul lui Vodă" or the "Cross of the Tartars" built in 1717 in memory of the campain of the invading of Transylvania.

Trade routes Varma

Tartar invasions most devastating in 13th century, 1241, crossing to Transylvania ruined Moldavia.

Tartars from north to south of Moldavia destroyed the Cuman episcopia.

Descrierea Moldovei of Dimitar Cantinar (17...) said tinut of Campulung had aroudn 15 villages. All with different customs and courts.

Campulung Maramures mentioned in 1329.

1359 may have helped Bogdan

1411 first mentioned in documents of Alexandru cel bun

The autonomous Ocolui Câmpulunglui resulted in privileges for the inhabitants who could graze their sheep without paying the land owners of the monasteries and boyars.

17th century polish occupied north Moldavia there was the residence of one of the polish commanders.

1457 war of Baia




Line dances
Balkan 3 measure 4 measure Hora uni-directional bi-directional in place
Men's dances
Ritual dances Brâul Group men's dances Lad's dances Verbunc
Couple dances
walking dance
Turning dances Column dances Csardas Germanic &
central European




Women's costume
Shirt Aprons/skirt Headwear Belt Overgarments
Men's costume
Shirt Trousers Headwear Belt Overgarments



ZAHANICIUC, D. R. M. (1996) Zona Etnografică Camplulung Moldovenesc, Muzeul Arta Lemnului.



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