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, French Mayence, 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.
Mayence est une ancienne cité romaine, une ville universitaire et un archevêché ; son archevêque était l'un des sept (huit à partir de la réforme des institutions du Reich en 1648, puis neuf en 1692, et à nouveau huit en 1777) princes-électeurs du Saint-Empire romain germanique.
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.
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.
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.
JE, "Crusades, The"; "Mayence." ADDITIONAL SOURCE MATERIALS IN ENGLISH . Halper, B., PostBiblical Hebrew Literature, "The Crusaders Massacre the Jews at Meurs," II, pp. 235239. This is a description of a massacre during the first Crusade, 1096, by the same Joseph ben Joshua.