The citadels of the Barsa Country: Harman

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The Brasov Depression was known as The Barsa Country. Its name comes from the river Barsa, born from the confluence of Barsa Grosetului and Barsa Tamasului in the Fagaras Mountains. It then flows through a valley that surrounds the Piatra Craiului Mountains, gets some more tributaries which share almost the same name, passes by my house and then it reaches the river Olt. In 1211 all this land was left in the care of the Teutonic Knights. They were given political and economical privileges and they were supposed to convert the people here to Catholicism. This was the first time that The Barsa Country appears in documents. Shortly after, the knights are cast away, for failing to reach their goals. And then came the Saxons. They managed to fight together with the Romanians and the Magyar tribes here against their common enemies up until the 20th century. For this purpose, man...

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