By Chloë Houston
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This publication tells the tale of the Jesuit project to Cluj, Transylvania (now Romania) from 1693, whilst the Jesuits have been allowed to come back after virtually a century of limited task within the area, till 1773, whilst the order used to be suppressed. in the course of those 8 a long time the Jesuits created a fancy, multi-faceted group whose effect reached all through Transylvania and past into neighbouring areas.
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