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  Erfurt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since the Reunification of Germany, Erfurt is the main city nearest to the geographical centre of the country.
Erfurt is symbolised by the two churches, the Mariendom and the Severikirche, which stand directly side by side and together form the emblem of the city.
Erfurt is the birthplace of one of J.S. Bach's cousins, Johann Bernhard Bach (1676-1749), J.S Bach's father Johann Ambrosius Bach (1645 - 1695), Meister Eckhart and also sociologist, Max Weber (1864-1920).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Erfurt   (434 words)

A city of central Germany, Erfurt is the capital of the state of Thuringia.
After the German reunification Erfurt became the capital of the reestablished state of Thuringia.
Erfurt is the birthplace of sociologist, Max Weber (1864-1920).
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/er/Erfurt.html   (194 words)

 Erfurt.de - Sightseeing
Erfurt is the capital city of the state of Thuringia (Thüringen) located in the "green heart of Germany".
Erfurt also has a fine university and the city’s cultural, intellectual and economic dominance drew great personalities such as Luther (Augustinian Monastery), Adam Ries, Goethe, Schiller, Herder, Wieland, Bach (Kaufmannskirche, (Merchants’ Church) the church where J. Bach’s parents were married), W. v.
At one time Erfurt gained the two titles of "Rome of Thuringia" and "erfordia turrita" (The latter title (Erfurt city of towers and spires) was given on account of the city’s 36 parish churches and chapels as well as its 15 monasteries and other ecclesiastical buildings.
www.erfurt.de /ef/en/sightseeing   (211 words)

Erfurt's downtown largely follows along one major road running from the Hauptbahnhof (train station) in the southeast to the massive Zitadelle Petersburg in the west.
Erfurt has almost a dozen churches, most of them small, while a casual walk along the small side streets will take you among some beautifully restored houses -- some of which are Chalet-style like in the final photo, others have beautifully decorated concrete facades.
Erfurt is a beautiful place, well worth a visit whether it be a destination unto itself or as a stopover on the way to Leipzig or Dresden.
www.tompgalvin.com /places/de/thueringen/erfurt.htm   (640 words)

 AllRefer.com - Erfurt, Germany (German Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
Erfurt is one of the oldest cities of Germany.
Erfurt was a free imperial city and a member of the Hanseatic League.
In 1808, Napoleon I and Czar Alexander I met there at the Congress of Erfurt, and the Franco-Russian alliance concluded at Tilsit in 1807 was renewed.
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 Erfurt - Selected Hotels
The Protestant Augustinian monastery in Erfurt (built in 1276) is a unique monument to Lutheran tradition, the Protestant faith and modern ecclesiastical life.
The monastery is situated in the centre of Erfurt and has 26 single and 25 double rooms in a tranquil setting.
Our family-run hotel is situated on the outskirts of Erfurt in the heart of Thuringia, away from the busy roads and stresses of everyday life.
www.erfurt-tourist-info.de /online_en/hotels.html   (2501 words)

 Discover.Erfurt - Rendezvous at the centre of Germany
There were three factors that encouraged the early growth of Erfurt as town: firstly, it was ideally located at the point of intersection between two ancient German (and European) trade routes, secondly, Erfurt was an early trading centre with extensive commercial links and thirdly, a royal palace was situated within the city.
In addition, Erfurt of today now has an excellent infrastructure on account of its airport and its ICE rail and its motorway links so that it is now a "meeting point at the centre of Germany".
Erfurt is at the same time one of the oldest and yet most rapidly developing cities in Germany because it is a city with both a long history and an exciting future.
www.erfurt.de /ef/en/discover/rendezvous   (307 words)

 City of Shawnee - Erfurt Germany - Sister City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Erfurt underwent a revival in the 17th century with commercial horticulture.
Erfurt boasts a zoo, numerous museums, and many flower gardens representative of the city's important horticultural roots.
The University of Erfurt was the center of German humanism in the 16th century.
www.cityofshawnee.org /cityclerk/SisterCities/erfurt.htm   (483 words)

 Guardian Unlimited Travel | Countries | Well versed
Erfurt is happy to trumpet its historical connections; its many churches and famous visitors, from the Swedish king Gustavus Adolphus, terror of the 30 years' war, to Napoleon, who met Tsar Alexander in the town's Kaisersaal in 1808.
But Erfurt is once again a university town, and there are plenty of bars, from authentic medieval hostelries to the kind of chrome-and-glass establishments your correspondent understands young people favour these days.
In Erfurt itself, grand pageants are played out on the cathedral steps in the summer, and the main square holds a Christmas market in the winter.
travel.guardian.co.uk /countries/story/0,7451,1245778,00.html   (1257 words)

 ERFURT - rendezvous in the heart of germany
It dates from a time when Erfurt was ruled by the Electors of Mainz and is a unique example of the European style of fortress construction.
Another Erfurt landmark is the Merchants’ Bridge (Krämerbrücke), the longest series of inhabited buildings on any bridge in Europe.
In Erfurt’s woad storehouses blue textile dye was once extracted from the dried leaves of the woad plant.
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 Net.ObjectDays - Informations about Erfurt
Erfurt, the largest city in Thuringia, has a medieval heart that is one of the best preserved in Germany, a delightful blend of wealthy patrician townhouses and lovingly restored half-timbered buildings, overlooked by the towering spires of St. Mary's Cathedral and the Church of St. Severus.
Erfurt Exhibition Centre, on the city's outskirts close to ega, the largest gardens in Thuringia, hosts major cultural events and conferences for up to 6,000 visitors.
Martin Luther stayed in Erfurt until 1511 and was ordained as a priest in the cathedral.
www.netobjectdays.org /en/location/erfurt.html   (1288 words)

 Erfurt-Guide - sightseeing, genealogy, restaurants, accommodation
Erfurt is the Capital of the German province Thuringia and also an important economic center.
Already at Charlemagne's period of history Erfurt was an important trade place at the eastern borderline of the empire.
Erfurt's Old University was of high importance in the Holy Roman Empire of German Nation.
www.erfurt-guide.de /erfurt+thuringia-sightseeing.htm   (258 words)

 Erfurt - HIGH-IMPACT Business English Training in Erfurt
Erfurt is the capital of Thuringia, which Martin Luther described as "in the center of the center" of Germany.
Erfurt was first recognized in 742 A. and has grown in the middle ages from being an important intersection of the old trading routes to become a powerful centre of the trading industries and an important university.
Erfurt’s cultural, intellectual and economic strengths brought great personalities such as Luther (Augustinian monastery), Adam Ries, Goethe, Schiller, Herder, Wieland, Bach (Kaufmannskirche, the church where J. Bach’s parents were married), W. v.
www.business-english-training.com /erfurt.htm   (274 words)

 Fachhochschule Erfurt
With ­ at present ­ 3000 students the FH Erfurt is the most popular of the three Thuringian Fachhochschulen and at the same time the greatest college in the capital of Thuringia.
The department of Horticulture is one of 9 departments at the FH Erfurt
The FH Erfurt was the first Fachhochschule in Thuringia where a woman was elected for principal.
www.fh-erfurt.de /english/fhe.htm   (904 words)

 Erfurt.de - Rendezvous in the center of Germany
Erfurt is not only the capital city of the Free State of Thuringia but it is also the state’s largest city with a population of nearly 200000 citizens and an area of approx.
After your visit to this state situated in the centre of Germany, you will be able to decide for yourself whether Erfurt is also the most beautiful city in Thuringia.
Erfurt is easily accessible on account of its central location with excellent internal traffic connections together with links to other European destinations.
www.erfurt.de /ef/en   (182 words)

 Thomas of Erfurt
Thomas of Erfurt was the most influential member of a group of later medieval philosophers known as the speculative grammarians or Modistae (Modists), after the central place they assigned to the modi significandi (modes of signification) of a word in the analysis of human discourse.
For Modistae such as Boethius of Dacia and Thomas of Erfurt, the proper subject of grammar is well-formed, significant speech (sermo congrue significativus), the principles of which are expressed in the modi significandi.
Gansiniec, R. (ed.): 1960, [Thomas of Erfurt,] “Fundamentum Puerorum,” in Metrificale marka z opatowca i traktaty gramatyczne XIV i XV wieku [= The Chronicles of Mark of Opatowec and Grammatical Treatises of the XIV
plato.stanford.edu /entries/erfurt   (3472 words)

 NEW: ERFURT Exquisit ERFURT Rauhfaser - Tapeten   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Erfurt Exquisit has all the advantages of a plastic-coated wall covering, but without compromising when it comes to ecology or healthy living.
The new Erfurt wallcovering with its PE surface finish is very stable under pressure, resistant to scratching, fade and abrasion resistant.
It is available in three popular shades, cream, yellow and green, and in neutral white (roll size 5.00 x 0.13 m), and has a matching border for tone-in-tone or contrasting decoration and design (roll sizes 5.00 x 0.09 m and 5.00 x 0.13 m).
www.erfurt.com /erfurt/en/aktuell/produkte/exquisit.htm   (354 words)

 Erfurt : Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The small, 1,254-year-old city of Erfurt, on the Gera River, is one of the most visited cities of Eastern Germany because it still exudes the spirit of a medieval market town.
Erfurt is filled with historic houses, bridges, winding cobblestone alleys, and church spires reaching toward the skyline, as well as decorative and colorful Renaissance and baroque facades.
Erfurt is a center of the German horticultural trade.
www.frommers.com /destinations/print-narrative.cfm?destID=766&catID=0766010001   (156 words)

Erfurt is the city where Luther lived as a young man when he was a student and a monk.
February (?) - the Erfurt bishop Johann Boonemilch von Laasphe (died 1510) consecrated Martin Luther to the priesthood in front of the high altar of the cathedral Beate Mariae Virginis.
April - on his journey from Wittenberg to Worms, Luther entererd Erfurt through the "Schmidtstedter" gate and was given a jubilant reception by the citizens of Erfurt.
www.erfurt-guide.de /dr._martin_luther_german.htm   (807 words)

 Congress of Erfurt: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
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www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/c/co/congress_of_erfurt.htm   (512 words)

 Hotels in Erfurt
Modern hotel set in the centre of historic Erfurt, 100 metres from the station and 500 metres from medieval old town.
This modern high-rise hotel, offering panoramic views of Erfurt's historic city center, is located under one km (one-half mile) from the station.
The hotel is situated in the historic town centre of Erfurt, 5 min by foot from the famous cathedral, and offers 105 modern rooms incl.
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/Germany/Erfurt.asp   (436 words)

 Erfurt-Welcome- Historic Highlight of Germany   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The skyline of Erfurt is shaped by dozens of churches, monasteries, and convents thrusting their pointed steeples upward to the sky.
In the Middle Ages, Erfurt was known as "Thuringian Rome" because of its religious orders.
Excellent transportation links and a broad selection of first-rate hotels and restaurants ensure that a "rendezvous with Erfurt" will be a worthwhile experience.
www.hhog.de /en/showCity_en.php?cityID=10009   (370 words)

 Erfurt Travel and Tourist Information - Europe for Visitors
It has a long history as a center of German religion and learning, with one of the oldest universities in Central Europe and a Catholic diocese that was founded in 742 AD.
Erfurt is a popular tourist destination with Germans and, increasingly, with English-speaking visitors for two reasons:
Erfurt is an attractive, lively city where you can easily linger for several days before heading for larger cities such as Dresden or Berlin.
europeforvisitors.com /germany/erfurt/erfurt.htm   (258 words)

 Hotels in Erfurt, Germany
Erfurt, the "Floral City" on the River Gera, is attractive not only for its numerous, well-preserved or refurbished buildings from the middle ages and its culinary specialities, such as "Thüringer...
The 4 star hotel RAMADA Hotel Erfurt lies on the periphery of the regional capital of Thuringia directly on the Linderbach Creek.
Our Bed and Breakfast Hotel Daberstedt in Erfurt is a cosy 2-star-hotel in a central location.
www.bookings.de /city/de/Erfurt.html?aid=304310   (266 words)

 The University of Erfurt
Erfurt, the capital of the free state of Thuringia, is located right in the heart of Germany, which gives it its favourable location for transport and travel.
Erfurt is also in the immediate vicinity of famous towns and cities such as Weimar, Jena and Eisenach.
Erfurt Airport is situated on the outskirts of the city at about 10 km from the city centre.
www.uni-erfurt.de /foreign/engl/intstud/general_info.html   (3452 words)

 Imprint - Messe Erfurt AG
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Messe Erfurt AG has not examined all of the information on which the documents are based and does not accept any liability for losses caused by or related to utilisation of this information.
Messe Erfurt AG expressly declares that the corresponding linked sites were free of illegal content at the time of implementing links to the Messe Erfurt AG Web site.
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