Basel

Basel, in the NW. of Switzerland, on the Rhine, just before it enters Germany; has a cathedral, university, library, and museum; was a centre of influence in Reformation times, and the home for several years of Erasmus; it is now a great money market, and has manufactures of silks and chemicals; the people are Protestant and German-speaking.

Population (circa 1900) given as 74,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Bartoli, Pietro
Bartolini, Lorenzo
Bartolomme`o, Fra
Bartoloz`zi, Francesco
Barton, Bernard
Barton, Elizabeth
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Bashkirtseff, Marie
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