Erfurt

Erfurt, a town in Saxony, on the Gera, 14 m. W. of Weimar, formerly capital of Thüringia, and has many interesting buildings, amongst the number the 14th-century Gothic cathedral with its great bell, weighing 13½ tons, and cast in 1497; the monastery of St. Augustine (changed into an orphanage in 1819), in which Luther was a monk; the Academy of Sciences, and the library with 60,000 vols. and 1000 MSS.; various textile factories flourish.

Population (circa 1900) given as 72,000.

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

Erectheus * Ergot
Erasmus, Desiderius
Erastianism
Erastus
Erato
Eratosthenes
Ercilla y Zuñiga
Erdgeist
Erdmann
Erebus
Erectheus
Erfurt
Ergot
Eric
Eric the Red
Ericsson, John
Erie, Lake
Erigena, Johannes Scotus
Erin
Erinna
Erinnyes, The
Eris

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