The Story of Manole - A Romanian
"The Story of Manole" is a legend kept alive by the imagination of
several generations, by some old practices, by the prattle of simple
people, and by several popular rimes.
The Monastery about which the story is told is named "Curtea
de Argesh" after the town in which it is located. Up to the present
day, it has remained the pride of the Romanian people, and all
visitors can well admire the impressive interior of this Church as
well as its unusual architecture. On one of its walls, even today,
people can see a mark which is related to this legend.
The drawings that illustrate the legend are made by a Romanian
artist who has studied Art both in her country and in France. She has
to her antecedent several successful exhibitions.