Facts in brief:
Located on Rhine river; was major Celtic center; developed by Romans, but sacked by Huns ca. 450 AD; rebuilt in 7th cen.; ruled by powerful
bishops from 10th cen.; major trading center by 11th cen.; destroyed by French in War of Grand Alliance in 1689.
Courtesy of Getty Thesaurus of Geographic NamesTM
( TGN )
Copyright © 2000
The J. Paul Getty Trust. All rights reserved.
You are visitor no.