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German term or phrase:die Babenberger
English translation:the Babenbergers
Entered by: Lisanne
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16:50 Jan 2, 2001
German to English translations [PRO]
German term or phrase: die Babenberger
described as Austria's first "Herrschergeschlecht". A family, a dynasty, a tribe, a warrior caste? Please fill me in.
Parrot
Spain
Local time: 07:36
the Babenbergers
Explanation:
See the following references:

... to Bamberg is from the year 902 when it was mentioned as the castle of the Babenbergers, an east Franconian line of counts that came to an end in the middle of ...

http://www.germanembassy-india.org/germanNletter/cityportrai...



.. Arnulf had bitter conflicts with nobles. When he died in 899, he left his six-year-old son Louis with a feud between the Babenbergers and the Conradins. ...

http://www.san.beck.org/AB16-Franks613-899.html
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17 mins
the Babenbergers


Explanation:
See the following references:

... to Bamberg is from the year 902 when it was mentioned as the castle of the Babenbergers, an east Franconian line of counts that came to an end in the middle of ...

http://www.germanembassy-india.org/germanNletter/cityportrai...



.. Arnulf had bitter conflicts with nobles. When he died in 899, he left his six-year-old son Louis with a feud between the Babenbergers and the Conradins. ...

http://www.san.beck.org/AB16-Franks613-899.html


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Lisanne
Local time: 07:36
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21 mins
Babenberger


Explanation:
Babenberger (member of the Babenberg family)
I would call them a dynasty, certainly not a tribe...

Babenberger, ostfränk., in männl. Linie 1246 ausgestorbenes Adelsgeschlecht; u. a. 976-1156 Markgrafen, 1156-1246 Hzg. der bayr. Ostmark (das spätere Österreich); errichteten eine vorbildliche Landesherrschaft.
(c) Meyers Lexikonverlag
And, in case you're interested, these members of the Babenbergs ruled Austria:
Babenberger (976-1246)
Leopold I. 976- 994
Heinrich I. 994-1018
Adalbert der Siegreiche 1018-1055
Ernst 1055-1075
Leopold II. 1075-1095
Leopold III., der Heilige 1095-1136
Leopold IV. (Hzg. von Bayern 1139-1141) 1135-1141
Heinrich II. Jasomirgott (Hzg. von Bayern 1143-1156) 1141-1177
Leopold V. (Hzg. von Steiermark 1192-1194) 1177-1194
Friedrich I., der Katholische 1194-1198
Leopold VI., der Glorreiche (Hzg. von Steiermark 1194-1230) 1198-1230
Friedrich II., der Streitbare (Hzg. von Steiermark 1230-1246) 1230-1246
Hermann (Markgraf von Baden) 1247-1250
Ottokar II. Przemysl (König von Böhmen)
(c) Meyers Lexikonverlag.



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Ulrike Lieder
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PRO pts in pair: 3525
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