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Postcards from Romania
Sibiu (City Walls) - Photo by Ovidiu Sopa
Within the Saxon community, Sibiu preserved and strengthened its leading position. The mayor of the town monopolized the office of the minting in 1449-1499.
In 1486 King Matias Corvin reinforced the privilages in the Andreanum and insitituted the Transylvanian Saxon University, autonomous juridical and legislative unity of the Transylvanian Saxons.