- (chiefly historical) A city, located in what is now southwestern Poland, which has at various points in history been part of Bohemia, the Austrian Empire, Prussia, Germany, and Poland (especially in reference to the times when it was part of a German-speaking state such as Austria, Prussia or Germany).
From German Breslau.
- From 1816 to 1819 Leo studied at the universities of Breslau, Jena and GÃ¶ttingen, devoting himself more especially to history, philology and theology.
- Of Breslau by rail.
- Gierke (Breslau, 1878, seq.); G.
- Beloch, Campanien (Breslau, 1890), 202 sqq.
- He suppressed this domestic rebellion indeed, but in the meantime the Poles had invaded the Bohemian domains with 60,000 men, and when in 1474 Matthias was at last able to take the field against them in order to raise the siege of Breslau, he was obliged to fortify himself in an entrenched camp, whence he so skilfully harried the enemy that the Poles, impatient to return to their own country, made peace at Breslau (Feb.