In the Lutheran community of Joachimsthal
, the local minister, Johann Mathesius, and town cantor, Nikolaus Herman, taught their parishioners as well as themselves through hymns and sermons.
Cohen with Comite voor Bijzondere Joodsche Belangen (Amsterdam: Joachimsthal
, 1935), p.
, a town in Bohemia, a part of Czechoslovakia, were thought to contain the purest silver.
The story began in Jachymov (Joachimsthal
), a town in West Bohemia near the German border, where, circa 1530, one Isaak Hassler was born.
Starting in the late Middle Ages, pitchblende was extracted from the Habsburg silver mines in Joachimsthal
, Bohemia (now Jachymov in the Czech Republic), and was used as a coloring agent in the local glassmaking industry.
Lung cancer among mine workers in Joachimsthal
. Hum Biol 11(1):130-143 (1939).
It originates from the word Taler, which was a shortened form of Joachimstaler - a coin first minted in 1519 from the silver of a mine in the town of Joachimsthal
It originates from the word Taler, which was a shortened form of Joachimstaler - a coin that was first minted in 1519 from the silver of a mine in the north-eastern town of Joachimsthal
Birth Year Name 1584 Vernier 1646 Flamsteed 1736 Bring 1739 Klugel 1939 Baker 1852 Frattini 1888 Courant 1924 Cohn 1942 Hawking 1814 Wantzel 1819 Adams 1883 Keynes 1816 Wolf 1905 Dubreil-Jacotin 1906 Feller 1922 Marchenko 1818 Joachimsthal
1840 Henrici 1852 Le, P.
the German "Steinmark", a word originating in medieval miners' jargon), which is known to occur in the Krusne hory mountains region and which Agricola probably came to know from his own experience in this area (Horni Slavkov?) or at least from discussions with miners in Jachymov (Joachimsthal
For the remaining seven chapters of the book, he fills out detail and meaning by focusing on hymns in their actual local use in the Bohemian town called Joachimsthal
. Founded on the eve of the Reformation, silver was mined there and turned into "the standard silver coin of sixteenth century Germany, the Joachimsthaler or simply Thaler, whose name lives on in the modern dollar" (26).