Helmstedt


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Helmstedt

(hĕlm`shtĕt), city (1994 pop. 26,700), Lower Saxony, N central Germany. Manufactures include bricks, lignite, machinery, and yarn. Helmstedt was founded in the 9th cent. and later (15th–16th cent.) was a member of the Hanseatic LeagueHanseatic League
, mercantile league of medieval German towns. It was amorphous in character; its origin cannot be dated exactly. Originally a Hansa was a company of merchants trading with foreign lands.
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. From 1576 to 1810 it was the seat of a noted university, whose Renaissance-style buildings still stand. From 1945 until German reunification in 1990, Helmstedt was a major frontier post between East and West Germany.
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I'm going over to pick up some brake pads you can only get in the West,'' said an East German motorcyclist as he crossed at Helmstedt, West Germany.
Pozzo illustrates the importance of the insights of Philipp Melanchthon, Petrus Ramus, and Jacobus Zabarella on numerous scholars based particularly at the University in Helmstedt and whose writings survive both in manuscript and print.
After arriving in Holland, we headed for Germany, intending to cross from West into East Germany or the DDR, at a place called Helmstedt which was not far from Hannover.
Fischer had studied at the Universities of Rostock, Helmstedt, Altorf and Leiden and, as a pastoral candidate, he translated into German a substantial work by the English Puritan Richard Baxter, A Treatise of Self-Denyall (1660), which was published in Hamburg in 1665 (Die Nothwendige Lehre von der Verlaugnung Unser Selbst).
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After last year''s trip to Helmstedt in Germany, it is the turn of the Mersey Reds to play host and a number of speakers with connections to Liverpool have been lined up for what is always a lively affair.
He waxed poetic in a 1698 letter to Johann Andreas Schmidt of Helmstedt about Joachim Justus Breithaupt whose colloquium he had attended.
The author concentrated especially on the Palatinate and the Lutheran university cities of Helmstedt and Wittenberg.
Helmstedt 628), one of the two large codices of Notre Dame music presently housed in Wolfenbuttel, yet executed in Scotland and containing both Parisian and insular music.
Meanwhile, a US military train from Berlin carrying 74 passengers to Helmstedt in West Germany was held up for 15 hours by Russian forces who claimed an East German refugee had jumped aboard in a bid to escape to the west.
A surgeon and his assistant were travelling behind and were able to treat her at the scene on an autobahn near the German city of Helmstedt, Lower Saxony.