Mainz, previously known in English as Mentz or Mayence, is the capital and largest city of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany. Mainz is on the left bank of the Rhine, opposite the place where the Main joins the Rhine.
Mainz, city, capital of Rhineland-Palatinate Land (state), west-central Germany. It is a port on the left bank of the Rhine River opposite Wiesbaden and the mouth of the Main River. Mainz, Germany. It was the site of a Celtic settlement where the Romans established (14–9 bce) a military camp known as Mogontiacum (Moguntiacum), after the ...
The Electorate of Mainz ( German: Kurfürstentum Mainz or Kurmainz, Latin: Electoratus Moguntinus ), previously known in English as Mentz and by its French name Mayence, was one of the most prestigious and influential states of the Holy Roman Empire.
modifier. Mayence (en allemand : Mainz, prononcé /maɪ̯nt͡s/, en latin classique Mogontiacum, devenu Magontia en latin tardif) est une ville allemande, capitale, arrondissement et plus grande ville du Land de Rhénanie-Palatinat ( Rheinland-Pfalz ).
Social Condition. Scholars and Rabbis. Recent Developments. The Rabbinate. German city in the grand duchy of Hesse-Darmstadt; on the left bank of the Rhine; the seat of an archbishop, who was formerly one of the prince-electors of the Holy Roman Empire. It has a population of 84,251, of whom 3,200 are Jews.
Mainz (Mayence; Heb. מענץ, מגנץ, מגנצא) is a city on the Rhine in Germany. The Medieval Settlements. Mainz is one of the oldest Jewish communities in Germany. It is presumed that Jews came to the city as merchants in the Roman era and may even have founded a settlement there. The date of the first medieval community is uncertain.
Context. During the War of the First Coalition against France, the Prussian and Austrian troops that had invaded France retreated after the Battle of Valmy, allowing the French revolutionary army to counterattack. The troops of General Custine entered the Palatinate in late September and occupied Mainz on 21 October 1792.