EMS , a
See also:town and watering-place of Germany, in the Prussian province of Hesse-
See also:Nassau, romantically situated on both
See also:banks of the
See also:Lahn, in a valley surrounded by wooded mountains and
See also:vine-clad hills, Ir m . E. from
See also:Coblenz on the railway to Cassel and Berlin . Pop . 6500 . It has two Evangelical, a
See also:Roman Catholic, an
See also:English and a
See also:church . There is some
See also:industry (
See also:silver and lead) . Ems is one of the most delightful and fashionable watering-places of
See also:Europe . Its waters—hot alkaline springs about twenty in number—are used both for drinking and bathing, and are efficacious in chronic
See also:nervous disorders, feminine complaints and affections of the
See also:liver and
See also:organs . On the right
See also:bank of the
See also:river lies the Kursaal with
See also:pretty gardens . A
See also:stone let into the
See also:promenade close by marks the spot where, on the 13th of
See also:July 1870,
See also:William of Prussia had the famous interview with the French
See also:ambassador Count Benedetti (q.v.) which resulted in the war of 187o-1871 . A funicular railway runs up to the Malberg (moo ft.), where is a
See also:sanatorium and whence extensive views are obtained over the Rhine valley . Ems is largely frequented in the summer months by visitors from all parts of the world—the numbers amounting to about 11,000 annually—and many handsome villas have been erected for their 'accommodation .
See also:August 1786 Ems was the scene of the
See also:conference of the delegates of the four German archbishops, known as the congress of Ems, which issued (August 25) in the famous joint pronouncement, known as the Punctation of Ems, against the interference of the papacy in the affairs of the Catholic Church in Germany (see F'EBRONIANISM) . See
See also:Vogler, Ems,
See also:seine Heilquellen, Kureinrichtungen, &c . (Ems, 1888) ; and Hess, Zur Geschichte der Stadt Ems (Ems, 1895) .
EMPYREAN (from the Med. Lat. empyreus, an adaptatio...
EMSER, JEROME, or HIERONYMUS (1477-1527)
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