Aix-la-Chapelle


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Aix-la-Chapelle:

see AachenAachen
, Aix-la-Chapelle
, or Bad Aachen
, city (1994 pop. 246,570), North Rhine–Westphalia, W Germany, near the Belgian and Dutch borders. One of the great historic cities of Europe, it is now chiefly important as a rail and road hub and as an
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, Germany.
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While Kohler did not consider the Congress of Vienna or that of Aix-La-Chapelle, unquestionably successful from the perspective of the fate of Europe's Jews, particularly those of the various German states and Austria, he assumed a positive, basically whiggish stance.
A las denuncias de Albert, canonigo de Aix-la-Chapelle contra los bautismos forzosos durante la primera cruzada, se sumaran los teologos de la paz, como Pietro Damian (1007-1072) y los clerigos imperiales que rechazaban el uso de las armas durante la querella de las Investiduras, o las prevenciones del canonista Yvo de Chartres (f 1116) hacia aquella expedicion armada que obstaculizaba los deberes conyugales si separaba a los esposos y no se tenia en cuenta el parecer de la mujer (p.
His geographical writings, which identified towns and places, reveal that he crossed the "Adriatic, travelled through Bordeaux, Noirmoutier, St Malo, Rouen, Utrecht, Aix-la-Chapelle, Mainz, Fulda, Soest, Paderborn, Schleswig, Magdeburg [where he met Bulgarian ambassadors at the court of emperor Otto I], then along the right bank of the Elbe and through Prague, KrakEaAw, Augsburg, Cortona, and Trapani".
Les [beaucoup moins que]vestes Bleues[beaucoup plus grand que] veulent remporter la cinquieme etape de la Coupe des nations de saut d'obstacles, ce jeudi soir a Aix-la-Chapelle. Abonnes depuis mai aux troisiemes places en Coupe des nations de saut d'obstacles, les Francais sont doublement motives pour aborder la cinquieme etape du circuit, ce jeudi soir a Aix-la-Chapelle (Allemagne).
And with the meticulous reproduction of the WM stadium in Aix-la-Chapelle, this is the most realistic equestrian simulation available for Nintendo DS.
ANSWERS: 1 Goitre; 2 The abacus; 3 Twenty-one; 4 The Coral Sea; 5 Aix-la-Chapelle; 6 Dixieland; 7 Fill Me In; 8 1805; 9 John Arlott; 10 David Ben-Gurion.