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Eisleben

(īs`lābən), city (1994 pop. 24,350), Saxony-Anhalt, E Germany, at the foot of the Harz Mts. It is an industrial city and has been a copper-mining center since the 14th cent. Manufactures include textiles, clothing, machinery, and furniture. The city also has significant seed nurseries. Eisleben was first mentioned c.1000 as a market settlement. It passed to Prussia in 1815. In Eisleben are the house in which Luther was born (1483), the church where he was baptized, and the house in which he died (1546).

Eisleben

 

a city in the German Democratic Republic, in Halle District. Population, 295,000 (1975). Crude copper is produced at the site of the Mansfeld copper-ore deposit.

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The case was brought by the private crematorium, which wanted to prove suspicions that the town of Lutherstadt Eisleben paid no VAT regarding its crematorium services, which the ECJ heard "would enable that local authority to offer cremation services at prices lower than those which Feuerbestattungsverein itself charges.
The book is highly readable, and Nixon demonstrates a facility for letting her subjects speak for themselves, thereby bringing the world of pre-modern devotion to life; for instance, we variously encounter Martin Luther as a child venerating Anne's relics in his native Eisleben, as a young man making his famous vow to Anne in the midst of a terrifying thunderstorm, and as a mature reformer complaining of the saint's inordinate popularity and scoffing at her supposed miracles.
Porta belonged to the first generation of pastors to benefit in large numbers from the academies and universities established or reorganized along humanist principles after the Reformation: he attended schools in Osterwick, Quedlinburg, and Eisleben before earning his M.
German Lutheran theologian and early suppotter of Luther, active in Wittenberg, Eisleben, and Berlin.
A cross-sectional survey was carried out among mothers of children aged five years and younger in the village of Eisleben (Botlokwa area) in the Limpopo Province, South Africa.
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In the nearby small town of Eisleben, the German church reformer Martin Luther was born in 1483 and also died there in 1546.
Two weeks after the flight, Clarence Chamberlin and Charles Levine flew from New York to Eisleben, Germany, breaking Lindbergh's time and distance records.
One is Lutherstadt Eisleben, where Martin Luther was born and where he died.
On the east wall is a plaque commemorating the occasion when his body rested here overnight on its journey back to Wittenberg from Eisleben where he had died.
The GDR was the only post-war state in Eastern Europe with a majority Protestant tradition, taking in the heartland of the Lutheran Reformation--Wittenberg, Eisenach, and Luther's birthplace of Eisleben.
The nearby town of Eisleben is also rapidly shrinking: but it has a different solution: turning the town into a religious tourist center for those interested in seeing Martin Luther's birthplace, as well as the church where he preached his last sermon in 1546.