History file: “The Greek-Orthodox parish chronic of Gurasada” Cover Image

File de istorie: „Chronica parochială din Parochia Gr[eco-]Or[todoxă] Gurasada”
History file: “The Greek-Orthodox parish chronic of Gurasada”

Author(s): Florin Dobrei
Subject(s): History
Published by: Editura Altip
Keywords: Gurasada; parish; church chronic; Romul Iacob; “St. Archangel Michael” church

Summary/Abstract: For completing the past of the community center Gurasada, ancient Romanian village on the Mures valley, known both by his valuable medieval church “St. Archangel Michael” and as the birthplace of the famous interwar historian and scholar Silviu Dragomir (1888-1962), the “Greek-Orthodox parish chronic of Gurasada”, developed by the parish priests Romul Iacob between 1928 and 1940, is an invaluable historiography source. The chronicle text includes brief accounts of events occurring in Gurasada’s parish church and numerous related information, regarding the secular past of Hunedoara’s lands, the local mentality, the agricultural potential of the village etc. Through this parish chronic, church history is completed being enriched with new information.

  • Issue Year: 2012
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 483-494
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: English, Romanian