Museum "First Romanian School" - Braşov, România
Construită în 1495 cladirea muzeului păstrează elementele stilului baroc de la modificările care i-au fost aduse în anii 1760. Complexul muzeal este format din mai multe sali si clădiri: Sala de clasă "Anton Pann", Sala "Diaconul Coresi", Sala "Cartea şi Cărturarii braşoveni", Sala "Cartea, factor de unitate naţională", Sala cu vatră, Biserica "Sf. Nicolae", Muzeul "Ex-libris", Muzeul "Junii braşoveni", Muzeul "Tudor Ciortea"
The Romanian School - builded in 1495, reconstructed in 1760
The values of the Romanian spirituality have been created long time ago in the old district of Braşov called Scheii Braşovului. The oldest memories and remains remember of the getae-dacians village that existed two thousands years ago on the spot known today as "Salmon's Rocks" ("Pietrele lui Solomon").
The archeology (not very effective in the area) and the customs of the "Youngsters of Braşov" (Junii braşoveni), also less emphasized, still stay as proves for the continuity of the old Romanian civilization in the area.
During the medieval era, the Romanians from Scitei helped by the voivodes over the mountains, built the church and the school andfoundecl a center of resistance and spirituality aimed tojace the time and the history.
The residents of Schei use to be important andpowerful merchants, operating their trade from Moldova and Muntenia (Wallachia) to Balkans, Levant and Syria and Egypt. They have protected the religious and education center by their donations and support. The center became today the Museum Complex of Schei of Braşov which shelters around 4,000 old books, 30,000 historic documenls andmany others exhibits showing the true history of this region.
Professor Priest Vasile OLTEAN