Leipzig, University of


Leipzig, University of
Leipzig, University of
Next to Heidelberg, the oldest university in the German Empire

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  • Leipzig — • Chief town in the Kingdom of Saxony, situated at the junction of the Pleisse, Parthe, and Weisse Elster Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Leipzig     Leipzig      …   Catholic encyclopedia


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