The Abbot of that monastery was a gentleman by birth, a learned writer and a starets, that is, he belonged to that succession of monks originating in Walachia
who each choose a director and teacher whom they implicitly obey.
Arbitrary application of the agrarian reform of 1864, the lack of property for new-married people or their appropriation of land located far from their native land, the harsh conditions of agricultural compacts, in the spring of 1888 led to the outbreak of a powerful revolt, which included a number of counties in Walachia
The character Dracula is |based on Vlad Dracula, nicknamed Vlad Tepes (Vlad the Impaler), who was the ruler of Walachia
in Romania at various times from 1456-1462.
My gaze from the non-folk city of Olomouc and later on Prague's Lesser Town thus turned east, first to the Walachia
region, then Slovakia, until it finally rested on the Moravia-Slovakia borderland--the area of "Kopanice" (Moravian Highlands).
It gave Russia Azov and secured Russian political influence in tributary Principalities of Moldavia and Walachia
Vlad wasn't even really from Transylvania but was a Prince of Walachia
, back over the mountains, and never visited Bram Castle, marketed as his lair.
63) The Banat region is primarily an agricultural region, bordered on the east by Transylvania and Walachia
, on the west by the Tisza River, on the north by the Muresul River, and on the south by the Danube.