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This old Duchy of Saxony, as it is called in distinction from the Duchy of Saxe-Wittenberg, became the centre of the opposition of the German princes to the imperial power during the era of the Franconian or Salian emperors.
Saxony is the most densely peopled state of the empire, and indeed of all Europe; the reason is the very large immigration on account of the development of manufactures.
The Vicariate Apostolic of Saxony, and the Prefecture Apostolic of Saxon Upper Lusatia.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/s/saxony.html   (7922 words)

 Province of Saxony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saxony (German: Sachsen) was a province of the Kingdom of Prussia and later the Free State of Prussia from 1816 until 1945.
The Erfurt Regierungsbezirk was merged with the Herrschaft Schmalkalden district of the province Hesse-Nassau to become the Reichsstatthalter of the new state of Thuringia.
Before the end of 1945, the province of Saxony was merged with some exclaves of the former state of Brunswick to form the new state of Saxony-Anhalt.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Province_of_Saxony   (463 words)

 Saxony - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The ducal title of Saxony went to Bernard of Anhalt, a younger son of Albert the Bear of Brandenburg and founder of the Ascanian line of Saxon dukes.
Duke Maurice of Saxony, a grandson of Albert and a Protestant, received the electoral title in the 16th cent.; it remained in the Albertine branch until the dissolution (1806) of the Holy Roman Empire.
Saxony: on a par with the pyramids and on a level with Versailles.
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The new duchy consisted of two large portions — Eastern and Western Anhalt, separated by the interposition of a part of the Prussian province of Saxony — and of five enclaves surrounded by Prussian territory: Alsleben[?], Muhlingen[?], Dornburg[?], Goednitz[?] and Tilkerode-Abberode[?].
The eastern and larger portion of the duchy was enclosed by the Prussian government district of Potsdam (in the Prussian province of Brandenburg), and Magdeburg and Merseburg (belonging to the Prussian province of Saxony).
Bernard died in 1212, and Anhalt, separated from Saxony, passed to his son Henry[?], who in 1218 took the title of prince and was the real founder of the house of Anhalt.
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 2,000 years Saxony in six maps (text)
The Germanic tribe of the Saxony was first mentioned around 150 AD from Ptolemy, the Egyptian astronomer and geographer who developed the theory that that the earth is the center of the universe, with the Sun, Moon, and stars revolving around it.
The main part of the Prussian Province of Saxony were merged with the former independent state Anhalt (the white areas in the center of the Province of Saxony in the map 1815) and two small exclaves of Brunswick to Saxony-Anhalt.
Saxony also got the small part of Silesia which was not given to Poland in the Yalta Conference 1945 (the white area in the eastern part of Saxony north of Goerlitz in the map 1815).
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 Hesse-Nassau - LoveToKnow 1911
The Main forms part of the southern boundary, and the Rhine the south-western; the western part of the province lies mostly in the basin of the Lahn, a tributary of the Rhine.
The province is generally hilly, the highest hills occurring in the east and west.
The province is not notably well suited to agriculture, but in forests it is the richest in Prussia, and the timber trade is large.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Hesse-Nassau   (415 words)

 SAXONY-ANHALT. The Columbia Encyclopedia: Sixth Edition. 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
It is bordered on the east by Brandenburg, on the west by Lower Saxony, and in the south by Thuringia and Saxony.
Historically the region was a part of the duchy of Saxony until the 12th cent., when it split into several units.
As constituted in 1947 under Soviet military occupation, Saxony-Anhalt consisted, roughly, of the former state of Anhalt, the former Prussian province of Saxony, and several small territories of the former state of Brunswick.
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 History of Saxony - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Emperor Henry V (1106-25) gave the Duchy of Saxony in fief to Count Lothair of Supplinburg, who in 1125 became King of Germany, and at his death (1137) transferred the Duchy of Saxony to his son-in-law, Duke Henry the Proud, of the princely family of the Welf (Guelph).
After the dissolution of the medieval Duchy of Saxony, the name Saxony was first applied to a small part of the duchy situated on the Elbe around the city of Wittenberg.
Today the Free State of Saxony also includes a small part of Silesia around the town of Görlitz which remained German after the war and which for obvious reasons of unviability as a separate state was incorporated into Saxony.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saxony   (3425 words)

 Saxony: History
of Saxony, a grandson of Albert and a Protestant, received the electoral title in the 16th cent.; it remained in the Albertine branch until the dissolution (1806) of the Holy Roman Empire.
The rivalry between Saxony and Brandenburg (after 1701 the kingdom of Prussia) was a decisive factor in later Saxon history, as was the election (1697) of
Augustus II (who was Frederick Augustus I as elector of Saxony) as king of Poland; the election led to an economic partnership between the declining Poland and Saxony, whose prestige was thereby diminished.
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Thanks to its rich natural mineral resources and the brown coal mines, it rose to extreme prosperity in the l9th century: The area surrounding Magdeburg was considered a granary of Germany, and in the areas of Halle, Bitterfeld, Wolfen, and Leuna, a chemical industry developed.
During the time of Weimar, the central German industrial region in the province of Saxony was focal point of social upheaval and workers' struggles.
In 1933, the province of Saxony lost its autonomous status after the National Socialists seized power; during the Second World War, the region was adapted to the needs of war production.
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Therewith was maintained the flag of the Prussian Province of Saxony.
The country "Province of Saxony-Anhalt" obviously did not use the blazon of the Prussian Province of Saxony but the blazon of the neighbouring Country of Saxony (completed by depictions of agriculture and mining).
The coats of arms of the Country of Saxony and the Prussian Province of Saxony differentiate in that, which color appears above first in the multiple striped blazon – fl or gold.
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 Wittenberg Center Partners
The Evangelical Church of the Church Province of Saxony is a Landeskirche (Regional Church) which extends beyond the state of Saxony Anhalt to areas of Saxony and Thuringia (including Erfurt).
The Church Province of Saxony and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Thuringia have joined together in a federation.
The Evangelical Academy of Saxony Anhalt is a ministry of the Church Province of Saxony and the Evangelical Church of Anhalt, a smaller Landeskirche located in the Dessau area.
www.elca.org /wittenberg/partners.html   (516 words)

 Historical Maps of Saxony   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The term Saxony was used during the 19th century (and before) not only the Kingdom of Saxony, but also the Prussian Province of Saxony and the Saxon Duchies in Thuringia.
The map Saxony in the 19th century shows all those Saxon areas - that is more or less the area of the recent German states Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.
2,000 years Saxony in six maps is not a history of the area of the modern state of Saxony but an overview over the different areas called Saxony during the last 2,000 years.
www.tr62.de /saxony.html   (191 words)

 Saxony-Anhalt 1946-1952 (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany)
After World War Two, the Prussian Province of Saxony and the State of Anhalt were merged to form the State of Saxony-Anhalt.
Officially adopted 28 April 1884 as flag of the Prussian province Saxony.
This was officially prescribed by a decree of the Regierungspräsident (president of the government of the province) 24th October 1945 and later in the constitution of 10th January 1947.
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 Provinz Sachsen
The colours of the flag of the Province Saxony, yellow (gold) and fl, have their historical roots in the saxonian blazon, which is to see in the coat of arms on the official flag.
For the Province of Saxony was the arrangement of the colors in the shield inverted, so that the yellow came to the top.
• from the Kingdom of Saxony to Prussia ceded territories
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 Saxony-Anhalt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-4.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Lying to the northeast of central Germany, it is eighth largest in area and (since 1996) tenth in population among the country's sixteen Bundesländer.
It borders on the states of Lower Saxony to the northwest, Brandenburg to the east, The Free State of Saxony to the southeast and Thuringia to the southwest.
Most of the state consists of plains and is therefore primarily agricultural, but in the southwest lie the eastern part of the Harz mountains.
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 Kingdom of Prussia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab-4.cs.princeton.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
In 1822, the provinces of Jülich-Cleves-Berg and the Lower Rhine were merged to form the Rhine Province.
In 1829, the provinces of East and West Prussia merged to form the province of Prussia, but the separate provinces were reformed in 1878.
As a consequence of the Revolutions of 1848, the principalities of Hohenzollern-Sigmaringen and Hohenzollern-Hechingen were annexed by Prussia to form the province of Hohenzollern in 1850.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Kingdom_of_Prussia   (1345 words)

 Ludolph of Saxony
His life is as little known as his works are celebrated.
We have no certain knowledge of his native country; for in spite of his surname, "of Saxony", he may well, as Echard remarks, have been born either in the Diocese of Cologne or in that of Mainz, which then belonged to the Province of Saxony.
He first joined the Dominicans, passed through an excellent course of literary and theological studies, and may have learnt the science of the spiritual life at the school of the celebrated doctors Tauler and Suso, his contemporaries and companions in religion.
www.catholicity.com /encyclopedia/l/ludolf_of_saxony.html   (498 words)

 Saxony: History
Historical and systematic theology in the mirror of church history: the lessons of "ordination" in sixteenth-century Saxony.
Fitzgerald, Michael J. Albert of Saxony's Twenty-five Disputed Questions on Logic.
Memorial Sites in Lower Saxony: Reminders of German Crimes During the Nazi Era.
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 WHKMLA : History of Saxony, ToC
Das Kurfürstentum Sachsen (The Electorate of Saxony), from Leipzig Lexikon, in German
Zur Geschichte der Kirchenprovinz Sachsen (On the History of the (Lutheran) Church Province of Saxony), from EKD, in German
Reiner Gross, Geschichte Sachsens (History of Saxony), Berlin : Edition Leipzig 2001, 320 pp.; in German [G] James Retallack (ed.), Saxony in German History.
www.zum.de /whkmla/region/germany/xsaxony.html   (439 words)

 Saxony - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK
Saxony - ENCYCLOPEDIA - The History Channel UK or LOGIN
The ducal title of Saxony went to Bernard of Anhalt, a younger son of Albert the Bear
THE HISTORY CHANNEL and BIOGRAPHY are trademarks of AandE Television Networks used under license ©2004 AandE Television Networks.
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 Handbook of Texas Online:
Hermann Lungkwitz, early Texas landscape painter and photographer, was born in Halle-an-der-Saale, a Prussian province of Saxony, on March 14, 1813, the son of Johann Gottfried and Friederike Wilhelmine (Hecht) Lungkwitz.
From 1840 to 1843 Lungkwitz received formal training at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Dresden, Saxony, under the late-romantic landscape master Adrian Ludwig Richter and became one of his most promising students.
The academy awarded Lungkwitz a certificate of achievement for a view of the Elbe River in 1843.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/LL/flu11.html   (733 words)

SF = Sachsen Freistaat / Free State of Saxony
BP = Brandenburg Provinz / Province of Brandenburg
SP = Sachsen Provinz / Province of Saxony
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 Council Meeting 2002
The Lutheran World Federation (LWF) began its 2002 Council Meeting Monday, September 9, at the place where Martin Luther launched the Protestant Reformation - the Schlosskirche (Castle Church) in Lutherstadt Wittenberg.
In his sermon during the opening worship service, Bishop Axel Noack of the Evangelical Church of the Province of Saxony explained "some phenomena of German history" that many visitors may find confusing.
The Schlosskirche, where the body of Martin Luther is entombed, is nowadays not a Lutheran church, said Noack.
www.lutheranworld.org /Council/2002/LWF_Council-9-9-02.html   (413 words)

 PFUHL, John Geo.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
PFUHL, REV. JOHN'GEORGE, pastor of St. Michael's German Lutheran church, of Harrisburg, Pa., was born in Treffurt, Province of Saxony, Kingdom of Prussia, March 30, 1838.
They were born in Treffurt, and lived there until 1866, when they removed to the Province of West Prussia, settling near the town of Culmsee, where the father died October 18, 1881, and the mother October 28, 1880.
Copyright (c) 2001 - All Rights Reserved: Use, duplication or reproduction for profit or presentation by any person or organization
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