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[object Window] – Orthodoxy in Transylvania

Orthodoxy in Transylvania is celebrated since 1376, the date on which the first high priests were appointed. In 1456 It is enthroned Metropolitan Ioanichie (then 1479, 1488,1550). Sub Ottoman suzeranitatea, Transylvania metropolitans were obliged to establish headquarters in Geoagiu, and after 1572 Alba Iulia. This worked until John Prislop 1605 (who received him Michael the Brave). Next Metropolitan Teoctist 1605 - 1622, Dosoftei 1622 - 1627, Simion Stefan 1643 - 1656 (who printed the New Testament in 1648). Elijah with Orest and Sava Brancovici were switched among ...

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