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nurnberg
Wednesday, December 28th, 2005, 01:07 PM
The Transylvanian Germans, called "Sasi", came to Romania in the 12th Century as colonists from the northern part of Germany (Saxony). They settled in the central part of Transylvania [...]. Here they built strong cities and developed powerful guilds [...]. One can say that the Germans were the ones who heavily determined the subsequent economical and cultural evolution of the region.
http://www.leafpile.com/TravelLog/Romania/Saxon/OldGate.jpg
Old Gate Brasov

http://www.leafpile.com/TravelLog/Romania/Saxon/SG.jpg
Sighisoara


http://www.students.missouri.edu/%7Eromsa/destinations/assets/images/foto/stejeris.jpg
Stejeris


http://www.medievaltransylvania.com/largePics/hosman/hosman_085.jpg
http://www.students.missouri.edu/%7Eromsa/destinations/assets/images/foto/biertan2.jpg

http://www.students.missouri.edu/%7Eromsa/destinations/assets/images/foto/slimnic.jpg
http://www.medievaltransylvania.com/largePics/hosman/hosman_070.jpg

http://www.medievaltransylvania.com/largePics/hosman/hosman_035.jpg
http://www.medievaltransylvania.com/largePics/viscri/viscri_195.jpg
http://www.medievaltransylvania.com/largePics/viscri/viscri_185.jpg
http://www.medievaltransylvania.com/largePics/viscri/viscri_055.jpg
http://www.medievaltransylvania.com/largePics/viscri/viscri_020.jpg
http://medieval.romanianfolkart.ro/largePics/atel/atel_28052004_270.jpg
http://www.medievaltransylvania.com/largePics/slimnic/slimnic_22072004_160.jpg