Ehrenbreitstein

Ehrenbreitstein

(ā'rənbrīt`shtīn), fortress at Koblenz, W Germany, on a cliff (387 ft/118 m high) over the Rhine River. Built c.1000, it was later enlarged and strengthened during wars in the 18th cent. The fortress was held by France during the French Revolutionary Wars. In 1937 it was incorporated into Koblenz.
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Yes, for replenished with the meat and wine of the word, to the faithful man of God, this pulpit, I see, is a self-containing stronghold --a lofty Ehrenbreitstein, with a perennial well of water within the walls.
There were Ehrenbreitstein and Rolandseck and Coblentz, which I knew only in history.
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A highlight of the tour is the excursion to medieval Koblenz, which includes a ride on a cable car to visit Ehrenbreitstein Castle and a visit to Lahnstein Castle.
Koblenz is one of Germany''s oldest cities, strategically set at the confluence of the Rhine and meandering Moselle, and overlooked from the opposite bank by the imposing Ehrenbreitstein fortress.
Koblenz is one of Germany's oldest cities, strategically set at the confluence of the Rhine and meandering Moselle, and overlooked from the opposite bank by the imposing Ehrenbreitstein fortress.
This plan's title shows both an older French spelling of today's 'chateau' and a French version of the German name Hermanstein, a castle, now called Helffenstein, which is within the fortified town Ehrenbreitstein (un-named) on the eastern side of the Rhine to the north of Philipstat (now a suburb of Asterstein).
Proximity to Hawthorne may have been a factor in Melville's decision but, in the larger context Parker evokes, certainly not the only motive: there were the family and youthful connections with the Pittsfield neighborhood; there was the allure of rural life, romantically evoked in "Hawthorne and His Mosses", away from the oppressive, "babylonish brick-kiln of New York"; there was his "fantasy" (1: 780) of erecting a tower, his own literary Ehrenbreitstein, on the property.
The mighty Prussian fortress of Ehrenbreitstein towers over Koblenz.
As I stood on the ramparts of Ehrenbreitstein Citadel, overlooking the modern city and two rolling rivers below the massive stone walls of the fortress, I was already plotting my next trip back to the Mosel valley.
9, 1778, Ehrenbreitstein, near Koblenz [Germany]--d.
There were Ehrenbreitstein and Rolandseck and Coblentz, which I knew only in history.