Wallachia

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Wallachia:

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, historic region (29,568 sq mi/76,581 sq km), S Romania. The Transylvanian Alps separate it in the NW from Transylvania and the Banat; the Danube separates it from Serbia in the west, Bulgaria in the south, and N Dobruja in the east; in the
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Walachia

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a former principality of SE Europe: a vassal state of the Ottoman Empire from the 15th century until its union with Moldavia in 1859, subsequently forming present-day Romania
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During approximately one century, there were 36 mandates in Valachia and 34 in Moldavia.
Un par de ejemplos bastaran para probar la estrecha relacion entre estos titulos: la Qvarta parte dela relacion nveva, De Transilvania y Valachia, Por la qual se avisan los prosperos sucessos del Serenissimo Principe de Transilvania contra los Turcos, assi en el vn Reyno, como en el otro despues de la venida de la Corte del Emperador; desde primero de Mayo de 96, parece hacer derivar su titulo del impreso de Beccari Auuisi nuoui di Transiluania et di Vallachia per li quali s'intendono li prosperi successi del sereniss.
The Old Church Slavic was used as the offial 'state' language of Mediaeval Valachia.
The presence of a percussionist makes it inevitable that the rhymic side of the music should be more prominent The most room is given to the marimba, an instrument that at first sight seems remote for Valachia.
Inspirado por el tiranico principe Valachia Val Dracul (siglo XV), conocido en su epoca como El empalador, el Dracula de Bram Stoker ha servido para infinidad de versiones cinematograficas, entre las que Nosferatu de Murnau (1922) y la version de Terrence Fisher (1958), asi como la ya citada de Francis Ford Coppola, a principios de los noventa, se consideran las mas relevantes.
6) The Dutch Passionist Antoine-Joseph (Antonio Giuseppe, Anton Iosif) Pluym (1808-1874), bishop of Nicopolis, titular bishop of Tyana, was apostolic administrator of Valachia (Annuario Pontifcio, Roma, 1867, 272; La gerarchia Cattolica e la Famiglia Pontificia, Roma, 1872, 239-240).