The church was built originally in gothic architecture in the 14th century. It hosts the oldest wall painting that is still in good shape all together in all of Transylvania. These wall paintings can be found allover inside the church. Because of it's prestige in this regard, it was subject of many pilgrimages from the early 15th up until the 17th century. The church became a churchcastle in the late 15th, to the 16th century.
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The gothic winged-altar is from the late 15th century. The main-painting depicts the holy virgin Mary with her child, Jesus christ. Jesus christ is holding a bird.
The benches are in late-gothic style and from the early 16th century. They are currently located in the choir.
The pulpit is likely from gothic times, but was then further decorated.
The current organ was built in 1925. The previous one was from the 18th century.
The big bell has the inscription: "O REX GLORIE VENI CUM PACE'' (O KING OF GLORY, COME WITH PEACE). The minor one bears the inscription: "o rex glorie veni cum pace anno dni m.cccc.xxxx" (O king, I came in glory with peace in the year of the year AD 1440).
the ring wall was built in the 15th century.
The wall-paintings in the church are from the mid 14th century. The ones in the northern part show scenes out of Genesis, the childhood of Jesus, his story of suffering, and his resurrection. The wall-paintings in the choir depict numerous scenes out of the live of Jesus Christ, in the style of fresco, with details being painted in secco.
The Belltower was built during the fortification around 1500.
|1305||Malancrav first appears in a contract between members of the noble family of Apafi, alongside Nou Sasesc and Stejarenii.|
|1322||In a document about a feud of several noble families, Malancrav is mentioned as a domain that should belong to a lord.|
|1468||King Matthias Corvinus grants parts of Sona and Metis to count Michael Apafi, of Malancrav.|
|1753||There are both protestant and catholic citizens in the village, who live together peacefully.|
|1848||There is a peasant rebellion, and the village becomes independent of any lord.|