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The older building- and monuments of the Kingdom of Saxony

Considered for the following works, the monuments of the past three centuries, the Kingdom of Saxony. The completed body of work presents a complex overview of the art-historical development of the country with a comprehensive description of all antiquities, its history and its people.. Published by the Saxon State Ministry of the Interior and royal Saxon Alterthumsverein, Dresden 1882-1923. All editions are available for download (DjVu) available.



Between empire state stem and caste domination: The Count of Stolberg and their relationship to the Landgrave of Thuringia

With the emergence of the medieval feudal system was the emergence of the landlords as economic and legal form of organization of the land associated. Of these, based on the classic manors lordships differed qualitatively the form of rule of the counts and the noble lords or. Dynasten, a kind of hybrid position between them and the emerging dominance of the country's rulers took.



History and Description of the former castle fortresses and castles knight of the Prussian monarchy

From this multi-volume work is now the 1. Band forms, provided by the Saxon State Library in Dresden. The old castle strongholds in the provinces of the Kingdom Preusse, especially in Silesia, Thuringia, the Duchy of Saxony and Westphalia, etc. all have the same fate, they lie in ruins. War, Fire or newer owners, which the walls were leaving and the time of weathering are responsible.



Historical Maps 1830-1837



Description of the chief nobility in Meissen, Saxony, Thuringia

And again, I've discovered a valuable work, that should not go unnoticed. This book covers many different noble families with coats of arms, Background and family history described. It is entitled: Therein Warhaftige proper description of the kings fürnembsten- Churchill- and Prince Graffen, Gentlemen,…Bisthumb Stiffte forts castles Empter, Cities…in Upper Saxony fürnemen Provintz, beneben the fürnemsten Men Contrafactur, also Graff Lichen and Arms nobles sexes in three part worn zusamen. With diligence colligirt sonderm ex archivis, and to evaluate many Monumentis revises, and with special union before unbekandten histories[...]