Violence and revolt in Transylvania at 1784
Autor: Petre Din
The New History (La Nouvelle histoire) grouped around the magazine „Les Annales”, created in 1929 at Strasbourg, having important representatives such as: Lucien Febvre, Marc Bloch, Jacques Le Goff, Jean Delumeau etc., lent an overal dimension to the historical research, thus emphasizing the modalities through which the members of the formal societies perceived the world, life history as well as the system of values which, in the end, marked the social and historical representations.
The relations ships between official authorities and transylvanian communitary spirit reflect the restreghteming desire of romanian social – politics condition, lack of an efficient reaction from central administrative reprezentatives for conteract the violent phenomenon, there are only a few factors which point out the existance of a violent atmosphere, at 1784.
On this tensioned background the rumours come true. In Transylvania some rumours were going around, difficult to be controlled that Horea was instigations the peasant not to accept the social duties, sustaining that the emporer himself said that, but the nobles refused to make them public. The rumours sent up by Horea were trustful for peasants because this person is woshiped by his travels to the capital city. The peasants behavions at 1784 includes „violent rituals” (highly praised) by Jean Delumeau and materialized by a massive distruction some castles, nobles proprieties. The rebellion violence and vandalism at 1784, has changed the consciences, has amplied the insecure feeling and has produced a trauma in hungarian national sensibility.