Sentence Examples


  • JAKOB BALDE (1604-1668), German Latinist, was born at Ensisheim in Alsace on the 4th of January 1604.
  • Driven from Alsace by the marauding bands of Count Mansfeld, he fled to Ingolstadt where he began to study law.
  • At his father's death in 1239 Rudolph inherited the family estates in Alsace, and in 1245 he married Gertrude, daughter of Burkhard III.
  • The German populations of these lands seem in Roman times to have been scanty, and Roman subjects from the modern Alsace and Lorraine had drifted across the river eastwards.
  • It remains, however, partly in force for Belgium and Alsace-Lorraine, which formed part of French territory in 1801.

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