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Hessen

Marburg / Marburg an der Lahn

facts in brief


Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-26, 1572
Part of Braun and Hogenberg map I-26, 1572





Facts in brief:

Located on Lahn river; was fortress of landgraves of Thuringia in 12th cen., later seat of landgraves of Hesse; site of disputations between Luther & other reformers in 1529 over nature of the Eucharist; today economy is driven largely by tourism.

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