Wishing you a very blessed Easter!
Áldásos húsvéti ünnepeket kivánunk!
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Apáczai Csere János and Házsongárd Cemetery
Bust of Apáczai Csere János in Győr
Following the Reformation, Protestantism made great inroads in Transylvania. Its emphasis on presenting theology and the Scriptures in the vernacular was a strong drawing card. At the same time, education and learning flowered under the rule of the Protestant Princes of Transylvania. Many young men who enthusiastically embraced the new teachings went to study at the great Protestant centers of Holland and Switzerland, often with financial assistance by those same Churches and Princes.
One such enthusiastic young man was Apáczai Csere János (1625-1659), who introduced western educational principles and was the first to compile a Hungarian encyclopedia. See the full story...
Erika Papp Faber
|Tavasz a házsongárdi temetőben|
This poem was written in memory of Aletta van der Maet, wife of Apáczai Csere János, buried in Házsongárd Cemetery, Kolozsvár. See the full story...