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facts in brief

Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-25
Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-25

Facts in brief:

Located on edge of Thuringian forest; established as Frankish villa; joined with adjacent abbey of Hersfeld in 8th cen.; ruled by landgraves of Thuringia, then by house of Wettin from 13th cen.; noted for publication of historic book, Alamanach de Gotha.

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