Siebengebirge


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Siebengebirge

(zē`bəngəbĭr'gə) [Ger.,=seven mountains], small wooded range of the Rhenish Slate Mts., W Germany. Of volcanic origin, it extends for c.10 mi (16 km) S of Bonn along the Rhine River and rises to 1,509 ft (460 m) in the Grosser Ölberg. One of the most scenic spots of the Rhineland, the entire range is a national park and particularly famous for the DrachenfelsDrachenfels
[Ger.,=dragon's rock], mountain, 1,053 ft (321 m) high, in the Siebengebirge, W Germany, on the Rhine. It is of volcanic origin. In legend, it is the scene of Siegfried's triumph over the dragon.
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. It is a popular tourist region.
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Erste Ergangzungen und Berichtigungen zur flora der Blatterkohle und des Polierschiefers von Rott im Siebengebirge.
The Beautification Society for the Siebengebirge and the Eifel Association provide evidence to demonstrate that such preservationists were far removed from the assumptions about reactionary tendencies assigned by earlier historians.
Okologische Untersuchungen an einer Freilandpopulation von Nesticus cellulanus im Siebengebirge unter besonderer Beriicksichtigung der Kalteresistenz (Araneae, Nesticidae).
Reached by a rack railway, the castle is perched on a 321m mountain in the Siebengebirge mountain range.
Then it was on to Andernach where we moored for the evening and the next day, Koningswater, where we took a ride on Germany's oldest railway, which has wooden tracks, up the Drachenfels mountain, one of the Siebengebirge range of volcanic peaks, immortalised in Wagner's Ring saga.
The origin of one artefact of opal is suggested to be the Siebengebirge close to Bonn (Serangeli 1996), which implies a raw material source more than 100 km to the northwest.
In the same appendix Kalbeck claimed to have found a copy of In stiller Nacht, with the title Todtenklage, in a manuscript in Brahms's library that bore the title Volkslieder aus dem Siebengebirge gesammelt von Prof.
Furthermore, the manuscript in Brahms's library containing In stiller Nacht and the Miserere mei Deus is not his collection of Volks-lieder aus dem Siebengebirge (preserved in Brahms's estate; Vienna, Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, A 129), as maintained by Kalbeck, but an entirely different manuscript - a pair of loose bifolia (double leaves) that are part of a large miscellany of folk-song manuscripts and contain twenty-eight songs that Brahms copied, as he labelled them, "Aus der Sammlung des Hrn.
Most of the book focuses on one geographical area, the mountainous Siebengebirge area along the Rhine River.