Archive for August 2009

The evangelical preacher in Ilfeld

Why was announced relatively late in the Ilfeld doctrine of Luther, This was yet in many places in the environment long done. In Appenrode 1525, 1529 Petersdorf and Steigertal, 1523 Urbach? Abbot Bernard II. of Mitzefal was a zealous supporter of the Pope, of high repute and relatives in the courts. The Count of Hohenstein had 1525 Peasants' War in bad experiences and put the blame for the revolt of the Reformation. Without support from the count, it was difficult, to preach the new doctrine. Er  [...]



Forester and hunter champions in Sophienhof and Ilsenburg Zanthier

Anyone who comes to Sophienhof, guess not sure about the former isolation and the difficulties of the residents: Loneliness, long distances to the nearest village, difficult road conditions and lack of means of transport. This small town, near the ice Talmühle was founded on the so-called Schmerplatz. Year 1661 there is a large corral of cows and cattle have been built, the barn 1963 was demolished due to disrepair. In the 19. Century is a small Jagschloss the Wernigerode counts and a stud mentioned. But already known forester formerly worked up there.[...]



Kehmstedt in the district of Nordhausen

Several men were involved in the ownership of land and interest in the village Kehmstedt. The first written mention is dated from the year 1093. After Leuckfeld it was the Count of Nordheim in 11. Century, that some of it ceded to the monastery Bursfelde, Count Heinrich von >Kercberch< transferred 1295 the property of 3 Hooves in >Kemstede< an Walkenried (W.U.561) The cross pin and the convent on the women's mountain at Nordhausen and related interest of Kehmstedt 1527 The monastery Ilfeld. In the area lay on a hill Alterode[...]



Dynasty of the art of printing in Leipzig, and Görlitz

Clerics were already in the earliest times owners the art of writing. It was not until the invention of paper, rags to 1300 was also the art of writing a general, so now taught people the art of writing and other-worldly in the schools were. This book writers retain both the old material, the parchment and the old script (known as a monk writing) far from, while in correspondence and in administrations since the mid- 14. Century was largely written on paper. Just what should last forever (Documents, Testamentsbücher, Statutes) was still on[...]



Emigration lists

Terrible threats of war, Natural disasters and poor economic conditions have always existed and as people hoped through emigration to find a better life for themselves and their families. The following essays and lists of emigrants (Lists of vessels) are available for download: