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Bartholomaeus Anglicus

Bartholomaeus Anglicus  

(fl. 1230–50),also known as Bartholomew de Glanville, a Minorite friar, and author of De Propietatibus rerum, an encyclopaedia of the Middle Ages first printed c.1470.
Die magdeburgische Hochzeit

Die magdeburgische Hochzeit  

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A historical novel by Gertrud von Le Fort, published in 1938. Its theme is the siege and sack of Magdeburg in 1631 (see Dreissigjähriger Krieg). The dilemma facing both parties ...
Dreißigjähriger Krieg

Dreißigjähriger Krieg  

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A war waged in Germany from 1618 to 1648 which was the culmination of the Counter-Reformation (see Gegenreformation). The prime objective of the Emperor Ferdinand II, in conjunction with the ...
Graf Gottfried Heinrich von Pappenheim

Graf Gottfried Heinrich von Pappenheim  

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(1594–1632).A Catholic convert, Pappenheim was perhaps the most famous mercenary cavalry leader of the Thirty Years War. He had learnt his trade with the Poles, and from them he ...
Halle

Halle  

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Established as a military outpost by Charlemagne in 806 and valued for its salt, Halle became part of Henry I’s fortification network in the early 10th century. In 961 Otto ...
Magdeburg

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The Oxford Companion to German Literature (3 ed.)

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2005
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is the capital city (Landeshauptstadt) of Land Sachsen-Anhalt of the Federal Republic (see Bundesrepublik Deutschland). Formerly in the

Sachsen-Anhalt

Sachsen-Anhalt  

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A constituent Land of the Federal Republic (see Bundesrepublik Deutschland). Created by the Soviet military administration in 1945, its territory belonged from 1949 to 1990 to the DDR (see Deutsche ...

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