from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • A city of southwest Germany on the Neckar River southeast of Stuttgart. Founded in the 8th century, it was a free imperial city from the 13th century until 1802. Population: 91,800.


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  • Esslingen neighbors Stuttgart to the southeast and, as its name suggests, is situated in the Neckar Valley.

    Stuttgart, Germany

  • If you want to venture outside the city limits, take a trip to Esslingen am Neckar and enjoy more of the medieval history of the region.

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  • Whenever the Weiler-nun Elizabeth of Esslingen heard words being spoken about God, she was stunned into a mystical trance. 140 Similarly, whenever the Adelhausen lay-sister Metzi heard a sermon or any words spoken about God's love, she entered a trance that made it appear as if she was dead. 141

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  • Some male Dominican examples of gothic architecture are Colmar (1278), Esslingen (1268), and Brandenburg (1311 – 1340). back

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • Das Dominkanerinnenkloster Weiler bei Esslingen (1230 – 1571/92).

    Sensual Encounters: Monastic Women and Spirituality in Medieval Germany

  • Several other Jewish women doctors — Josgemin of Freiburg im Breisgau, Sarah of Lauda am Tauber, Genevlin of Esslingen am Neckar, Göldchen v. Nürnburg of Mainz, unnamed women doctors in Gunzenhausen and Nordlingen and Wallerstein — are mentioned in Germania Judaica, Band III, under their various places of origin.

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  • Welcome home Jules, from a former baba-cool currently living in Esslingen, Germany

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  • The role of gender and the psychology of masculinity in relation to male accusers and professional ‘witch hunters’ eg: witch finders like Matthew Hopkins; judicial officials like Daniel Hauff in Esslingen; executioners, witch prickers etc.

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  • One of the best of these was at the Unicorn pub in Esslingen, which had been there since, I think, 1671.

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  • A thirteenth-century castle, situated high on a hill overlooking the medieval town of Esslingen, Germany.

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