Mainz and the Middle Rhine Valley Medieval Art, Architecture, and Archaeology (British Archaeological Association Conference Transactions) by Ute Engel

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Subjects:

  • Medieval European archaeology,
  • Medieval art,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Germany,
  • Europe - Germany,
  • Medieval

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The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12290365M
ISBN 101904350828
ISBN 109781904350828

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The contributors embrace a wide range of subjects. Strategically situated at the confluence of the Rhine and Main Rivers, Mainz has been the capital of the German federal state of Rhineland-Palatinate since This lively city has a sizeable university, pretty pedestrian precincts and a savoir vivre dating from Napoleon's occupation (–).

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Rüdesheim, Braubach, and Kaub, all on the opposite river bank, would be better base towns for the Middle Rhine Valley than Mainz; screen these places for train noise too. I like Mainz a lot but it makes for a longer trip to the MRV - especially starting from the Mainz Hilton (a.

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