An English translation of Neagu Djuvara’s A Brief Illustrated History of Romanians, was launched on Thursday, April 3 at the Humanitas Cismigiu Bookstore in Bucharest.

Speakers at the event where His Excellency Martin Harris, Ambassador of Great Britain, His Excellency Gerard Corr, Ambassador of Ireland, Neagu Djuvara and Cristian Anton, the translator of the book.

The 352-page book is priced at RON 69 and can be purchased online from Humanitas’ website.

“This translation has begun as a personal endeavor, started from my desire to offer my wife, who is Polish and doesn’t speak our language, the chance to read a book about the history of Romanians, that is easily approachable and sincere – and I am still amazed at seeing this book now,” said Cristian Anton.

Neagu Djuvara, 97, is a Romanian historian, essayist, philosopher, journalist, novelist and diplomat.

source: romania-insider.com