Petru Maior University of Târgu Mureş - History

History

Founded in 1960 as The Pedagogical Institute of Tîrgu Mureş, Petru Maior University became The Technical University of Tîrgu Mureş in 1991, The University of Tîrgu Mureş in 1995 and was renamed Petru Maior University in 1996 in the honour of the Romanian historian, philosopher, and linguist Petru Maior.

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    This above all makes history useful and desirable: it unfolds before our eyes a glorious record of exemplary actions.
    Titus Livius (Livy)

    In history the great moment is, when the savage is just ceasing to be a savage, with all his hairy Pelasgic strength directed on his opening sense of beauty;—and you have Pericles and Phidias,—and not yet passed over into the Corinthian civility. Everything good in nature and in the world is in that moment of transition, when the swarthy juices still flow plentifully from nature, but their astrigency or acridity is got out by ethics and humanity.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    History is the present. That’s why every generation writes it anew. But what most people think of as history is its end product, myth.
    —E.L. (Edgar Lawrence)