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Alba Iulia


Alba Iulia is a city located on the Mureş River in Alba County, Transylvania, Romania, with a population of 58,681 as of 2011. Since the High Middle Ages, the city has been the seat of Transylvania's Roman Catholic diocese. Between 1541 and 1690 it was the capital of the Eastern Hungarian Kingdom and the latter Principality of Transylvania. Alba Iulia is historically important for Hungarians, Romanians and Transylvanian Saxons.

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Google previewGeoparsing Early Modern English Drama (2015)

by M. Matei-Chesnoiu

Alba Iulia is a city in Transylvania (nowadays Romania), which was the capital of the Principality of Transylvania in the sixteenth and seventeenth ...

Google previewThe International Geographic Encyclopedia and Atlas (1979)

by Fernando de Mello Vianna

Alba Iulia is the site of the ancient Apulum, founded by the Romans in the 2nd cent. A.D., and destroyed by Tatars in 1241. It was the seat (16th-17th cent.) of the princes of Transylvania, of a Roman Catholic bishop, and of an Eastern Orthodox ...

Google previewCultural Encyclopedia of the Breast (2014)

by Merril D. Smith

Adriana Teodorescu is a PhD researcher at “1 December 1918” University in Alba Iulia, ...

Google previewThe HarperCollins Encyclopedia of Catholicism (1995)

by Richard P. McBrien

Alba Iulia (yoo lee-ah). See Pseudo-Synod of Alba lulia. Alban, St., ca. third century, protomartyr of Roman Britain. A pagan soldier at Verulamium ...

Google previewGreat Events in Religion: An Encyclopedia of Pivotal Events in Religious History [3 volumes] (2016)

by Florin Curta, Andrew Holt

Alba Iulia (Romania) that refers to the restoration of a local temple dedicated to the sun god. There is also evidence of the cult in Germany and in Spain. The inscription from Germany mentions a slave offering a dedication, while the ...

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