MNIT coordinates two major publishing projects: the journal Acta Mvsei Napocensis (since 1964) and the book series Biliotheca Mvsei Napocensis (starting in 1969). Starting with 1994, the magazine was divided, being edited in two distinct volumes: Acta Mvsei Napocensis for the section Prehistory – Ancient History – Archeology (I) and Acta Mvsei Napocensis Historica for the section History (II).


Acta Musei Napocensis is the scientific journal of the National History Museum of Transylvania, published for the first time in 1964, one years after the establishment of the Cluj History Museum.

Its founder, as well as the first director of the editorial board, was the academician Prof. Dr. Constantin Daicoviciu, who was also the director of the Museum of History in Cluj, but also the rector of "Babeș-Bolyai" University, a supporter of classical culture and the soul the archaeological school of Cluj. Over the years, among the members of the magazine's editorial board have been well-known names of the Cluj intellectuals, renowned historians such as P. Bunta, H. Daicoviciu, Șt. Ferenczi, I. Kovács, M. Macrea, Şt. Pascu, GA Protopopescu, II Russu, N. Vlassa, adding later N. Cordoș, I. Glodariu, Gr. Marian, I. Mitrofan, Fr. Pap, C. Pop, E. Glodariu, IV Ciupea, D. Alicu, Gh. Lazarovici, Şt. Matei, V. Vesa, R. Ardevan, S. Cociș, E. Iaroslavschi or N. Gudea.

The magazine covers a wide thematic area in the field of history, the studies, notes and discussions published reflecting the results of archaeological, historical, art history, classical studies, museology, but also conservation and restoration.

The tenth volume, published in 1973, is dedicated to the memory of Constantin Daicoviciu, who died this year. In the period 1976-1984 the responsible editor of the magazine was Hadrian Daicoviciu.

Starting with number 26-30 (1989-1993) published in 1994, the magazine is being reorganized, from now on two separate volumes are being edited, one for the Prehistory - Ancient History - Archeology (I) section, the other for the History (II) section. In the period 1998-2008, the editor in charge of the magazine is Ioan Piso, and starting with issue 35 (1998), the magazine takes on a new look, the articles being published in languages ​​of international circulation, in the following issues the names of famous researchers from abroad.

The magazine is distributed in 47 libraries in the country and 216 libraries abroad, reaching 26 countries such as Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Croatia, France, Switzerland, Germany, Italy, Great Britain, Poland, Slovenia, Spain, the States United States of America, Hungary.


  1. Constantin Daicoviciu,Dacia, studies and articles on the ancient history of the Romanian land, State Committee for Culture and Art, Cluj History Museum
  2. Magdalena Bunta, Paul Gyulai,Batiz- The monograph of fine earthenware manufacture, [Cluj], [History Museum],
  3. Nicolae Vlassa, The Neolithic of Transylvania - Studies, articles, notes, Committee for Socialist Culture and Education, 1976.
  4. Gheorghe Lazarovici,The Neolithic of Banat, the Committee for Culture and Socialist Education of Cluj County,
  5. Ion Horatiu Crisan, The archaeological repertoire of Cluj county, Institute of History and Archeology Cluj-Napoca,
  6. Dorin Alicu, Hans Bögli, La politique édilitaire dans les provinces de l`Empire romainactes du 1er colloque romano-suisse, Deva, 1991, Cluj-Napoca, [sn],
  7. Dorin Alicu, The Roman opals, Die Römischen Lampen, Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa, Bucharest, Ed. Museion, 1994.
  8. Viorica Gabriela Pop, The furniture collection from the National History Museum of Transylvania. Selective catalog. At the Collection d'ameublement du Musee national d'histoire de Transylvania,Cluj-Napoca, [sn],
  9. Dorin Alicu, Sorin Cociş (eds.), Small finds from Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa,Cluj-Napoca, [sn],
  10. Livia Călian, Maria Magdalena Jude, Catalog of Napoleonic medalsNapoleonic Medals Catalogue, Cluj-Napoca, [sn],
  11. Gheorghe Lazarovici, Zoia Maxim, Baciu's mouth. Archaeological monograph, Cluj-Napoca, [sn], 1995.
  12. Nicolae Gudea, A Daco-Roman complex on the northern edge of the Roman Empire. II. Romanian customs. Archaeological monograph, Cluj-Napoca, [sn], 1996.
  13. Volker Wolmann, Metal mining, salt extraction and stone quarries in Roman Dacia, Cluj-Napoca, [sn], 1996.
  14. Eva Crisan, Transylvanian Materia Medica, Cluj-Napoca, [sn], 1996.
  15. Eugen Iaroslavschi, Dacian technique, Cluj-Napoca, [sn], 1997.
  16. Dorin Alicu, Ulpia Traiana Sarmizegetusa. Amphitheater, Cluj-Napoca, [sn], 1997.
  17. Eugenia Glodariu, The cultural associations of the Romanian studious youth from the Habsburg monarchy, 1860 – 1918, Cluj-Napoca, [sn], 1998.
  18. Daniela Comşa, Eugenia Glodariu, Maria Magdalena Jude,The people of Cluj and the Great Union, Cluj-Napoca, [sn], 1998.
  19. Zoia Maxim,The Neo-Eneolithic from Transylvania. Archaeological and mathematical-statistical data, Cluj-Napoca, [sn], 1999.
  20. Adrian Ardeţ, Lucia Carmen Ardeţ, Roman settlements, Cluj-Napoca, Nerea Mia Napocae Press, 2004.
  21. Ligia Ruscu, Carmen Ciongradi, Radu Ardevan, Cristian Aurel Roman, Cristian Găzdac (eds.), Orbis antiquus. Study in honorem Ioannis Pisonis, Cluj-Napoca, Nerea Mia Napocae Press, 2004.
  22. Ovidiu Muntean,The image of Romanians in France in the middle of the 19th century, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Napoca Star, 2005.
  23. Tudor Sălăgean, Melinda Mitu (coord.), Prince Stefan Bocskai and his era, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Argonaut, 2006.
  24. Carmen Ciongradi,Grabmonument und social Status in Oberdakien, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega,
  25. Viorica Rusu-Bolindeţ,Roman ceramics from Napoca. Contributions to the knowledge of ceramics from Roman Dacia, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2007.
  26. Ioan Ciupea, Virgiliu Târău,Liberals from Cluj - Destiny in Great History, vol.1, A documentary history of the liberal organization in Cluj county, 1920 – 1948, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2007.
  27. Zoia Maxim, Diana Bindea, Luminița Săsăran (eds.), Archaeometry in Romania, vol. 3, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2008/
  28. Cistian Aurel Roman,Lamps from Dacia Porolisensis. Porolissum-Moigrad, Buciumi, Gilău, Samum-Cășei castles, ed. II, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2009.
  29. Alexandru Diaconescu, Emilian Bota,Le forum of Trajan a Sarmizegetusa. Architecture and sculpture, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2009.
  30. Mark Felix,The internal organization of the castries in DaciaThe internal planning of Roman forts of Dacia, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega,
  31. Ioan Ciupea, Virgiliu Târău, Liberals from Cluj. Destinies in Great History,medallions, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2009.
  32. Carmen Ciongradi,Die romischen Steindenkmaler aus Alburnus Maior, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2009.
  33. Ovidiu Muntean, Carmen Ciongradi (coord.), A century and a half of museum activity in Cluj 1859-2009. Anniversary catalog, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2009.
  34. Irina Nemeti, Eugenia Beu-Dachin (coord.),Little dictionary of divinitiesA foray into the pantheon of Roman Dacia. exhibition catalogue, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2012.
  35. Ana-Maria Gruia,Stories at the mouth of the stoveSelective catalog of the tile collection of the National History Museum of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2012
  36. Claudia Bonta, Baroque Influences in Central-European Medal Work. The Seventeenth-Eighteenth Centuries, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Argonaut, 2012.
  37. Paul Pupeză, The dark age of Dacia. Archeology and history in the Carpatho-Danubian area from the end of the 3rd century BC to the beginning of the 1st century BC., Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2012.
  38. Răzvan Mateescu,Stories of a temple, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2012.
  39. Alexandru Diaconescu,Stud game. A farm inside ancient Napoca and the horse supply of the Roman army, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2012.
  40. Mariana – Cristina Popescu,Hellenistic and Roman Pottery in Pre-Roman Dacia (2nd century BC – 1st century AD), Bucharest, ARA Publishing House - "Architecture. Restoration. Archaeology", 2013.
  41. Livia Călian, Transylvanian medals from the Esterhazy and Delhaes collections belonging to the numismatic collection of the National History Museum of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Argonaut, 2013.
  42. Ana-Maria Gruia,Religious Representations on Stove Tiles from the Medieval Kingdom of Hungary, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2013.
  43. Alexandru Diaconescu, "Classicism" in minor sculpture from Roman Dacia, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2013.
  44. Alexandru Diaconescu,The forums of Sarmizegetusa. An imaginary walk through the political-administrative center of little Rome at the foot of the Retezat, ed. II, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega 2013.
  45. Livia Călian, Ágnes Alföldy-Găzdac.Imperial Medal Series of Christian Wermuth in the collection of the National History Museum of Transylvania - Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2014.
  46. Eugenia Beu Dachin,The Latin Language in the Inscriptions of Roman Dacia, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2014.
  47. Răzvan Mateescu, Gabriela Gheorghiu (eds.), Sarmisegetuza Regia. Chromaticity and decoration in Dacian antiquityExhibition catalogue,Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2015.
  48. Bertók, Krisztina (ed.), Coronatus In Regem HungariaeThe coronation medals of the kings of Hungary, of the Magyar polókókoronázások Érmei, Cluj-Napoca–Budapest, 2015 (in collaboration with the Hungarian National Museum).
  49. Adriana Antal,Venus – The Cult of the Goddess Venus in Roman Dacia, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega,
  50. Viorica Rusu Bolindețal. (eds.), Atlas of Roman pottery workshops from the provinces Dacia and Lower Moesia/Scythia Minor (1st–7th centuries AD) (I)Edited on the occasion of the 31ststcongress of the international association Rei Cretariae Romanae Fautores 23rd-30th September 2018, Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2018.
  51. Eugenia Beu Dachin, Irina Nemeti, Cluj archaeology: a look behind the scenes: exhibition catalogue, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2017.
  52. Daniela Comșa, Mitu Melinda, From the collections of the National History Museum of Transylvania, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2017.
  53. Ágnes Alföldy-Găzdac,Charon's Obol – between Religious Fervour and Daily Life Pragmatism. Ergo et inter mortuos avaritia vivit...Coins in funerary contexts – Roman Dacia vs. Pannonia, Cluj-Napoca, Ed. Mega, 2018.

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