Braşov (Hung. Brassó; Ger. Kronstadt)
- Viorel Cosma
- and Alice Tacu
City in southern Transylvania, Romania. It was a Roman citadel when the area was part of the province of Dacia (107–275 ce). The earliest documentary reference dates from 1234; the place was subsequently known as Corona, Barasu, Brasu, Braso, Braşov, Brassov, Brassovia, Brassó, Kronstadt, and Krunen-Kronen. The German name Kronstadt was officially used until ...