3/ 2002


Professor Vladimir Osiac at the age of 60 p.5


The chronologgy of the revolution of 1821 p.9
Academician Dan Berindei, Tudor Vladimirescu’s place in the Romanians’history p.21
Gabriel Croitoru, Actions preceding the revolution of 1821 in the Oltenia region p.25
Cezar Avram, Aurel Piţurcă, Considerations regarding the Romanian Revolution of 1821 p. 31
Vladimir Osiac, The development of the 1821 revolution p. 39
C. Panait-Bălceşti, “The case of Beneşti” p. 67
Viorica Ciurea, The Bălceşti inhabitants and the revolution of 1821 p. 77
Paul Emanoil Barbu, Ioan Solomon’s attitude towards the revolutions of 1821 and 1848 and towards the social and national actions of the years 1853-1854 p. 85
Nicolae Mihai, Confessional characater and national character in 1821. Preliminary considerations p. 99
Tudor Nedelcea, Marin Sorescu about … the writer Tudor Vladimirescu p. 107
Tudor Nedelcea, Eminescu on Tudor and his revolution p. 113
Iusitna Burci, Names of trades in the documents of 1821 p. 119
Elena Camelia Zăbavă, Anthroponimic models in internal documents regarding the revolution of 1821 p. 125

Simona Lazăr, A few considerations regarding the Vârtop culture and the discoveries made in the eponimous settlement p. 131
Dan Bălteanu, On the structure of the auxiliary troops in the Pannonia land during the period of the principality p. 137
Teodor Sâmbrian, The pilgrims in the Roman Dacia in the llightof triptychs of Transylvannia p. 179
Nicu Vintilă, „Honestae missionis” from Grojdibodu p. 193
Aurelia Florescu, The Opran family. Presence in the Dolj county p. 207
Marusia Cîrstea, Considerations on Nicolae Titulescu’s dismissal p. 219
Sorin Oane, A case study: the cooperativisatiob of the Vâlcea region agriculture p. 227
Adriana Uliu, Moscova: myth and text p. 237
Cornel Golea, Vasile Pleniceanu, Ioan Marinescu, Romania and the phenomenology of the Balkanic character-geopolitical considerations p. 249
Bogdan Catană, The Balkans on the threshold of teh 3rd millenium. The phenomen of balkanisation p. 255
Cornel Golea, Vasile Pleniceanu, Sandu Boengiu, Between the Balkans and Europe or why is Romania at the crossroad of geopolitical changes (It is not a shame being Balkanic) p. 259
Cornel Golea, Viorica Tomescu, Ioan Marinescu, The Byzantine construction – European guide marks and influences in the Carpathian-Danubian-Pontic-territory p 267

Theodor Codreanu, Eminescu and Brâncuşi p. 283
Florentina Burcioi, The structure of teh analytical toponimy in Oltenia p. 287
Adela Stancu, Research on Romanian toponimy (1883-1937) p. 295
Maria Tronea, Synecdotic depiction of the earth in the modern Romanian poetry p. 305
Toma Grigorie, Urmuz and the bizarre physiologiea of Nelu Vicol, the „verbal chemistry” of the Bessarabian linguistic p. 319

Georgeta Biţu, The magic of raion. Traditional practices of conjuring the rain p. 325
Carmen Banţa, A few observations regarding the link between two distinct genres: the narrative song (Iovan Iorgovan) and the legends about the columbatz fly – Explanation of some topical names appearing in these legends p. 335
Costela Iordache, The evolution of the Danubian rural complex (Baziaş-Eşelniţa) depicted in historical and cartographic documents p. 343

Ion Militaru, Constantin Noica and the criticizing of the Occident p. 351
Vasile Sălan, An analysis of the metaphysical arguments in a semiotic-hermeneutic perspective p. 357
Constantin Mihai, The working of teh Descartes metaphysics p. 367
Rodica Ţugui, Contributions to the founding of the family sociology in the inter-war Romania. D. V. Niculescu’s conception p. 375
Ileana Roman, The importance of studyng the mass-media audience p. 381

ECONOMY p. 385
Sabin Buleteanu, The amount of teh fixed capital of the Oltenia farming and the efficiedncy of its utilisations during the period 1950-1990 p. 385
Hortensia Gavrilescu, The evolution of the European integration process p. 397
Marin Băbeanu, Transition and ownership structures of the Romanian economy p. 403
Adriana Şchiopoiu Burlea, Human resources and European careers p. 419
Vasile Pârvu, Diplomacy, economy and civilisation of the future p. 427

Sandu Boengiu, Effects of the neotectonic movements in the hydrograpghic basin of teh Jiu river p. 437
George Curcan, Features of morpho-hydrographic interference in the Danubian straits p. 443
Cornel Golea, Viorica Tomescu, E. Marinescu, The condition of the environment in the Dolj county in the year 2000 p. 449

Karl Popper on the simplicity/complexity of knowledge in the attempt of solving problems, in the constructivism of teh models and in the situational and contextual analysis (Miron Roman) p. 459
Toader Nicoară, Introduction to the history of collective mentalities, Cluj University Press, Cluj Bapoca, 1998, 400 p. (Nicolae Mihai) p. 466
Gheorghe Dănişor, The law philosophy with Hegel, Ramuri Publishing House, 2001, 260 p. (Vasile Sălan) p. 470
Prof. Zaharia Gărău p. 471