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date: 02 April 2020


  • Wolfram Steude,
  • Manfred Fechner,
  • Hans-Günter Ottenberg,
  • Hans John,
  • Dieter Härtwig
  •  and Matthias Herrmann


City in Germany. Medieval Dresden developed from a fishing village on the right bank of the Elbe inhabited by Slavonic Sorbs (later known as Altendresden, and today as Dresden-Neustadt), which merged with several German settlements on the left bank of the river. They comprised the settlement around the imperial estate and the harbour of the Elbe; the stone basilica ‘Zu unserer lieben Frau’ (the Frauerkirche, c1150); the merchants' settlement with the Nikolaikirche (c1170); and the district administered by the burgraves of Dohna, which also defended the stone bridge built over the Elbe around 1220 and the palace (c1265) of the margraves of Meissen. The margraves, territorial lords of the area, became electors of Saxony in 1423 and made Dresden their permanent residence in 1460. Altendresden acquired the status of a town in 1403 and became part of the city of Dresden in ...

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