Cistercian Abbeys in Transylvania

2015-09-26 14:06:00

Christine Leşcu



The Cistercian monks belonging to this well-known Catholic order founded in 1098 in the French town of Citeux or Cistercium in Latin, also travelled to Transylvania in the Middle Ages, establishing their easternmost abbey in Carta, near Sibiu.

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    The Carta Monastery (Photo: crestinortodox.ro)

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