Kerz, the easternmost Cistercian abbey (Saxon Transylvania) – a short exposé

Located right on the East European or Orthodox frontier, the Cistercian abbey of Kerz, has been since its inception in 1202 an epitome of Western civilisation, through its Gothic architecture and Catholic culture. It was the easternmost monastery of the order, and has profoundly imprinted the character of Transylvania, making the wider region of the contemporary state of Romania, encompassing it, an articulation point between the civilisations of the Eastern and Western Christianity.

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  • ¡Bravo! Valentin, nice to seer you again Best regards from Barcelona, Carlos En miércoles, 7 de julio de 2021 17:15:41 CEST, Valentin Mandache, architectural historian escribió: | Valentin Mandache posted: “Located right on the East European or Orthodox frontier, the Cistercian abbey of Kerz, has been since its inception in 1202 an epitome of Western civilisation, through its Gothic architecture and Catholic culture. It was the easternmost monastery of the ” | |

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