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Frankfurt am Main

facts in brief

Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-35
Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-35

Facts in brief:

Located on canalized Main river above confluence with Rhein; site of Celtic & German settlements, then a Roman fort; probably was passage used when Franks drove Alemmani south ca. AD 500; site of imperial elections from 856; was heavily damaged in WW II.

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