- city in NW Switzerland, on the Rhine
- canton of NW Switzerland: c. 180 sq mi (466 sq km): divided into two politically independent half-cantons
A city of northern Switzerland on the Rhine River bordering on France and Germany. It has been an important intellectual center since the 15th century.x
- A city in Switzerland.
- From the 1st of April 1544, bringing with him some of his followers, he took up his abode in Basel, which was to be the New Jerusalem.
- His identity was unknown to the authorities of Basel, who had no suspicion of his heresies.
- Successful feuds with the bishops of Strassburg and Basel further augmented his wealth and his reputation; rights over various tracts of land were purchased from abbots and others; and he was also the possessor of large estates in the regions now known as Switzerland and Alsace.
- - The editio princeps of the works of Archimedes, with the commentary of Eutocius, is that printed at Basel, in 1544, in Greek and Latin, by Hervagius.
- From 1526 he had corresponded with Oecolampadius, who in 1529 invited him to Basel, which Erasmus.