Delving between the River Lech and the Black Forest, this guide ventures through the "kingdom of Swabia." The German region's history is explored, describing how it has produced such names of renown as Emperor Barbarossa, who ruled the land as King Friedrich III, and his grandson Friedrich II, the "child of Apulia." The city of Ulm is celebrated as a former leader, heading a Swabian League of proud, free imperial cities, while Augsburg is revered as the previous hub of world trade, powered by the economic endeavors of the ...

Journey Through Swabia 2011, Sturtz

ISBN-13: 9783800340453