'' and ''The Seagull'' (poems), published in ''English Teacher’s Portfolio of Multicultural Activities'', edited by John Cowen (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1996). By the 18th century in eastern Romania and some other parts of Eastern Europe, Purim plays (called ''Purimshpiln'', ) had evolved into broad-ranging satires with music and dance, precursors to Yiddish theater, for which the story of Esther was little more than a pretext: indeed, by the mid-19th
archiveurl web.archive.org web 20080612075330 http: media.ici.ro history ist08.htm archivedate 12 June 2008 The application of radical agricultural reforms and the passing of a new constitution created a democratic framework and allowed for quick economic growth. With oil production of 7.2 million tons in 1937, Romania ranked second in Europe and seventh in the world.
) 1960. was a Romanian composer and violinist or violin virtuoso. He is most famous for his often-played virtuoso violin showpiece "Hora staccato" (1906) and for making popular the tune Ciocârlia (Ciocârlia (folk tune)), composed by his grandfather Angheluș Dinicu Romanian folkloric tunes known abroad
and contemporary pop, occasionally introducing other influences such as hot Nashville (Nashville, Tennessee)-style guitar licks. '''B.U.G. Mafia''' ("'''Bucharest Underground Mafia'''", originally "Black Underground Mafia") is a Romanian (Romanians) hip hop (hip hop music) group from Pantelimon, Bucharest, widely regarded as one of the seminal acts of gangsta rap in Romania. Founded in 1993, it was among the first Romanian (Romanians) hip hop acts. Active from 1993
of modern Romania and Serbia include the Voivodeship of Glad (Glad (duke)) (9th–10th century) and the Voivodeship of Ahtum (Ahtum) (11th century). '''Andrei Alexandrescu''' is a Romanian C++ programmer and author. He is particularly known for his pioneering work on policy-based design implemented via template metaprogramming. These ideas are articulated in his book ''Modern C++ Design'' and were first implemented in his programming library, Loki (C++) Loki
with the goal of convincing women not to have abortions. Focus officials said that ultrasound services help a woman better understand her pregnancy and baby's development, creating an important "bonding opportunity" between a mother and her unborn child.
translated the famous Nestor Chronicle to the year 980, 5 vols. (Göttingen, 1802–1809). 1769 he started lecturing on the general world history, a topic reserved to the most educated in that time. The growing knowledge of other continents and the past posed a challenge to historians. How to compress all this information in history books in an understandable way? And what are the criteria for selecting and sorting information? In other words, scholars sought fundamental threads in history
group founded in 1994. It consists of Cheloo (:ro:Cheloo) (Cătălin Ştefan Ion), Ombladon (:ro:Ombladon) (Bogdan Ionuţ Pastaca), and FreakaDaDisk (:ro:FreakaDaDisk) (Petre Urda).The group is largely known for their dark beats and political humorous lyricism. Paraziţii first performed out of Romania in 2000 by participating at the "Summer Hits" festival in Chişinău, along with the groups BUG Mafia and Zdob şi Zdub. File:Opanci-ante josifovski.jpg thumb
Romanian team to reach the European Champions' Cup semifinals in 1983-84 (European Cup 1983-84). Commercial The car's launch coincided with a "Petroleum gasoline War" involving the competing commercial interests of the United States, Romania and other countries. France, having no indigenous oil supplies of its own, and the Algerian reserves not yet discovered, was particularly badly hit, and government exacerbated the challenge for the infant auto-industry with new car taxes.
and Torrès Garcia. The time periods for many of the following stages are extremely short due to the extensive population movements occurring during the early AD period, which resulted in rapid dialect fragmentation: *The migration of the Goths from southeast Sweden to the Baltic Sea area around AD 1, followed by the migration to southeast Romania around AD 200. (Later migrations carried the Ostrogoths eastward to the Crimea area in modern Ukraine, and carried
'''Romania''' ( and has a temperate (temperate climate)-continental climate. With its 20.1 million inhabitants, it is the seventh most populous (List of European Union member states by population) member of the European Union. Its capital and largest city, Bucharest, is the sixth largest city (Largest cities of the European Union by population within city limits) in the European Union.
Modern Romania emerged within the territories of the ancient Roman (Roman Empire) province of Dacia (Roman Dacia), and was formed in 1859 through a personal union (United Principalities) of the principalities of Moldavia and Wallachia. The new state, officially named ''Romania'' since 1866, gained independence from the Ottoman Empire in 1877. At the end of World War I, Transylvania, Bukovina and Bessarabia united with the sovereign Kingdom of Romania. At the end of World War II, territories which today roughly correspond to the Republic of Moldova (Moldova) were occupied by the Soviet Union, and a few years later Romania became a socialist republic and member of the Warsaw Pact. After the 1989 Revolution (Romanian Revolution), Romania began a transition back towards democracy and a capitalist market economy.
Following rapid economic growth in the 2000s, Romania has an economy predominantly based on services, and is a producer and net exporter of machines and electric energy, featuring companies like Automobile Dacia and OMV Petrom (Petrom). Living standards have improved, and currently, Romania is an upper-middle income country with a high Human Development Index. It has been a member of NATO since 2004, and part of the European Union since 2007. Around 90% of the population identify themselves as Eastern Orthodox Christians (Eastern Orthodox Church), and are native speakers of Romanian (Romanian language), a Romance language. With a rich cultural history (culture of Romania), Romania has been the home of influential artists (Art of Romania), musicians (Music of Romania), and inventors (Science and technology in Romania), and features a variety of tourist attractions (tourism in Romania) such as "Dracula's Castle (Bran Castle)".