While benevolent societies have existed for many centuries, the specific roots of the Society Farsarotul may lie in the guild system of Ottoman cities. Guilds
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Articles Regarding Founding
Nicolae Cican was among the first of the Farsarotsi to come to America, arriving just at the turn of this century. Being by nature rather energetic, impatient,
From Our Newsletter
After this Newsletter was prepared, but before it went to press, we learned with sadness of the passing of three members of our community: Dr.
After a spurt of activity during the 1980s, the Vlach cultural revival has stalled. The reasons are not hard to find. Greek nationalism was brought
The Society is pleased to welcome two new members: Chris Gatz of New South Wales, Australia (he is featured in an article in this issue about the
Seventy-eight years after the publication of Wace & Thompson’s Nomads of the Balkans, the Vlachs and their villages have suddenly inspired cultural interest and academic inquiry.
For a number of years now — and perhaps too many, at that — I have devoted an inordinate amount of time, when not actually