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Friday, 16 April 2010

BAIA MARE@SIGHET NAGYBANYA FRAUENBACH RIVULUS DOMINARUM



TOWER OF STEPHEN THE GREAT, RISED TO REMEMBER A BATTLE WON AGAINST THE BLACK ARMY (FEKETE SEREG) LED BY HUNGARIAN KING HUNYADI MATYAS, IN 1467. AFTER NINE YEARS, IN 1476, KING MATHIAS, EVEN WOUNDED IN THE BATTLE OF BAIA, HELPED STEPHEN AGAINST THE OTTOMAN EMPIRE, WHOSE ARMY ENTERED MOLDAVIA, THE REALM OF STEPHEN.
IT IS WRITTEN THAT STEPHEN LOST ONLY TWO BATTLES IN HIS LONG REIGN(1457-1504), THE FIRST IN 1462, WHEN HE LAID A SIEGE ON CHILIA FORTRESS, LOCATED IN DANUBE DELTA. THE HUNGARIAN GARISON MANAGED TO RESIST, AND DURING THE FIGHTS STEPHEN WAS WOUNDED IN ONE OF HIS KNEES. THE SECOND BATTLE LOST WAS AGAINST THE TURKS.
BAIA MARE IS A CITY LOCATED IN NORTHERN TRANSYLVANIA.







NO, NOT TAKEN IN INDIA.


PICTURES BY LUCIAN MARES.

5 comments:

CIMPOACA LAURENTIU said...

imi place prima imagine cu florile, a doua, cea cu fereastra este senzationala...si celelalte sunt,pacat le-ai pus in serioe asa mare

richard said...

Seriile lungi au o logica, cea a documentarului. Eu nu pun pe primul plan partea estetica, ci pe cea educativa si informationala.

Lady Jo said...

coucou Richard...

éléphants d'un cirque ???

très belles petites fleurs!

bises et belle journée !

Jo

Anya said...

Today history Wow!!! ;)
Fantastic shots ......
Love that dog face
sooooo cute :-)

manuel nieto said...

bellisima arquitectura, un fuerte abrazo