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    STUDIA GEOLOGIA - Issue no. Special Issue / 2009  
         
  Article:   CULTURAL HERITAGE FACING GEOMORPHOLOGIC AND ANTHROPOGENIC HAZARD IN THE MEDIEVAL CITY OF SIGHIŞOARA (ROMANIA).

Authors:  CRISTIAN MĂRUNŢEANU, MIHAI MAFTEIU, VICTOR NICULESCU.
 
       
         
  Abstract:  Sighişoara is located in the southeastern part of the Târnava plateau, belonging to the Transylvania Basin (Romania). The medieval complex was built on the Citadel Hill in several stages between the 12th and the 17th century. The fortified area and the ecclesiastic buildings from the 13-15th century as well as the buildings from the 15-17th century are still well preserved: the Clock Tower, the Furriers’ Tower, the Butchers’ Tower and Bastion, the Rope makers’ Tower, the Tinsmiths’ Tower and Bastion, the Leather Dresser Tower, the Church from the Hill, the Monastery Church, the Vlad Dracul House etc. (Primejdie-Ianculovici, 2007).

Key words: geomorphologic hazard, human-induced hazard, urban areas, cultural heritage.
 
         
     
         
         
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