geographical name city W central Germany N of Frankfurt am Main population 73,763

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  • GIESSEN — GIESSEN, city in Hesse, Germany. A persecution of the Jews took place there in 1350. Jews are again mentioned in 1375. In the 17th century the few dozen Jews of Giessen were compelled to listen to missionary sermons by Christian preachers. In… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Giessen — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Josef Giessen (1858−1944), bayerischer Politiker René Giessen (* 1944), deutscher Dirigent, Komponist und Mundharmonikamusiker Giessen (Ill), Nebenfluss der Ill, Frankreich Giessen (Thur), Nebenfluss der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Giessen — Puede referirse a: El río Giessen es un río de Alsacia. Giessen (Gießen) es una ciudad de Alemania, en Hesse. La región administrativa de Giessen. El distrito de Giessen. Esta página de desambiguación cataloga artículos relacionados con el mismo… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Giessen — ▪ Germany       city, Hessen Land (state), west central Germany. It lies on the Lahn River between the Westerwald and Vogelsberg (mountains), north of Frankfurt am Main. First mentioned in 1197, it was chartered in 1248 and sold to the landgraves …   Universalium

  • Giessen — Original name in latin Gieen Name in other language Gieben, Gieseni, Giessa, Giessen, Gieen, Gisen, Gissen, Gorad Gisen, Gysenas, Nkisen, ghysn, gisen, gysn, ji sen, kis sein, Гисен, Гиссен, Горад Гісен, Гіссен State code DE Continent/City… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Giessen — ► C. del centro de Alemania, en el estado de Hessen; 75 555 h …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • GIESSEN —    (21), the chief town of Hesse Darmstadt, situated at the confluence of the Wieseck and the Lahn, 40 m. N. of Frankfort on the Main; has a flourishing university, and various manufactories …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Giessen —    A town in Germany where a project to encourage the culture and educational prospects of Romanies and Sinti has been running. The program includes a publication called Giessener Zigeunerhefte …   Historical dictionary of the Gypsies

  • Giessen (Ill) — Giessen Das obere Tal des Giessen bei UrbeisVorlage:Infobox Fluss/KARTE fehlt Daten …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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