Location in Buzău County
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Măgura is a commune in the Buzău County of Romania, located on the right bank of the Buzău River, in the hillside next to the Carpathian Mountains' curvature. It is composed of two villages, Ciuta and Măgura. It also included Ojasca and Unguriu villages from 1968 until 2004, when these were split off to form Unguriu Commune.
In the close vicinity of Măgura, lies the Ciolanu Monastery, a Romanian Orthodox monastery built in the 16th century.
The Măgura sculpture camp was an event that took place during the summers of the years 1970-1986, when students and graduates of the Bucharest Academy of Art were training in sculpture. Their works of art are now visible on the meadows in front of the monastery, making up a large open-air art museum.
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Buzău County is a county (județ) of Romania, in the historical region Muntenia, with the capital city at Buzău.
The Buzău is a river in eastern Romania, tributary of the river Siret. Its total length is 302 km, and its drainage basin area is 5,264 km2. Its source is in the south-eastern Carpathian Mountains, east of Brașov. The Buzău flows through the Romanian counties Brașov, Covasna, Buzău and Brăila. It flows into the Siret close to its confluence with the Danube, west of Galați.
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According to Romanian archaeologist Vasile Pârvan, the river Mousaios (Μουσαίος) mentioned in a letter from Ioannis Soranus, governor of Scythia Minor, to the archbishop of Caesarea Mazaca should be identified with the modern Buzău River. The document, kept in copies at the Vatican Library and San Marco Library in Venice, tells about the martyrdom of a Christian missionary by the name of Sabbas, drowned by the Goths in the river Mousaios. Beginning with the 20th century, Sabbas has been presented as the spiritual patron of the city of Buzău as well as of several local villages.