Some Documents from the Adam Monastery Fund, Galaţi County Cover Image

Câteva documente din fondul mănăstirii Adam, Județul Galați
Some Documents from the Adam Monastery Fund, Galaţi County

Author(s): Costin Clit
Subject(s): History, Cultural history, History of Church(es), Modern Age, Theology and Religion, 17th Century, 18th Century, Eastern Orthodoxy
Published by: Muzeul de Istorie „Paul Păltănea” Galaţi
Keywords: monastery; Galati county; Adam the captain; historical research; documents; estates; donations; sales;

Summary/Abstract: The Adam Monastery, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, the foundation of Adam the Captain, prior to 1652, located on Apărătura Hill, in the Ghenghei Forest, was the focus of several historical researchws. The fund of Adam monastery, very rich in documents, preserved today in the National Archives of Iași, came under our scrutiny. In the past, the monastery was administratively located in the past in Tutova and Covurlui counties. Today, it is located in Galati county. Previously, it was under the jurisdiction of Husi diocese. In this article, we publish 29 original documents related to the Adam monastery, dating from the period between 1648-1841.

  • Issue Year: XXXVIII/2020
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 153-224
  • Page Count: 71
  • Language: Romanian