Book launch: "Orheiul Vechi. Localities and monastic settlements (15th-19th centuries)", author: dr. arch. Sergius Ciocanu
November 15, 2022
On November 15, 2022, in the Conference Hall took place the launch of the monography "Orheiul Vechi. Localities and monastic settlements (15th-19th centuries)" by Dr. arch. Sergius Ciocanu, appeared at the Cartdidact Publishing House.
The work "Orheiul Vechi. Localities and monastic settlements (15th-19th centuries)" proposes, in five chapters, a novel approach to the entire spectrum of problems accumulated over time in the area known today under the generic name of Orheiul Vechi.
The author made a synthesis focused on the history and spatial architecture of the towns of Brănești, Trebujeni, Mihăilașa and Mașcăuți, respectively, of the estates and monastic settlements in the area. The multidisciplinary approach to problems, the simultaneous analysis of documentary sources, current and historical topography, plans and maps, graphic and photographic materials allowed the author to formulate and substantiate a series of important conclusions for the knowledge and understanding of the historical development of secular human communities and religious from here.
Alongside the author, during the event, with speeches participated the General Director of NMHM Dr. hab. Eugen Sava, Dr. hab. Mariana Șlapac, corresponding member of ASM, and Dr. hab. univ. prof. Gheorghe Postică.