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How old place names reflect history

Old professions, forgotten crafts and even the rosary-trade is to be found in the hallway by name. However, many dialect forms come slowly into oblivion. By H

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How old place names reflect history

Old professions, forgotten crafts and even the rosary-trade is to be found in the hallway by name. However, many dialect forms come slowly into oblivion.

By Hans Kratzer

The pheasant, a species of bird from the order of the chicken birds, probably migrates with the ancient Romans, to Bavaria, where he hunted ever since, and is eaten. What is the importance of this animal, even in a place name. In the gazetteer of 1952 is listed in the former municipality of Stein an der Traun is a wasteland called the pheasant hunters. Today, this area is covered by a settlement, part of Traunreut to the city. A bus stop by the name of pheasant hunters is still reminiscent of the former hunting area. ...

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