See also:district of Germany, in East Prussia, extending from the Frisches Haff, a
See also:bay in the Baltic, inland towards the
See also:Polish frontier . It is a well-wooded sandy
See also:tract of
See also:country, has an
See also:area of about 165o sq. m., a population of 240,000, and is divided into the districts of
See also:Heilsberg, Rossel and
See also:Allenstein .
See also:Ermeland was originally one of the eleven districts of old Prussia and was occupied by the Teutonic Knights (Deutsche) . Orden), being made in 1250 one of the four bishoprics of ti c country under their sway . The
See also:bishop of Ermeland shortly afterwards declared himself
See also:independent of the
See also:order, and became a
See also:prince of the
See also:Empire . In 1466 Ermeland, together with West Prussia, was by the peace of Thorn attached to the
See also:crown of Poland, and the bishop had a seat in the Polish
See also:senate . In 1772 it was again incorporated with Prussia . Among the bishops of the see, which still exists, with its seat in Frauenberg, may be mentioned
See also:Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini, afterwards
See also:Pius II., and
See also:Stanislaus Hosius (1504–1579), the founder of the Jesuit
See also:college in Braunsberg . See Hipler, Literaturgeschichte
See also:des Bisthums Ermeland (Braunsberg, 1873) ; the Monumenta historiae Warmiensis (
See also:Mainz, 186o-1864, and Braunsberg, 1866-1872, 4 vols.) ; and
See also:Buchholz, Abriss einer Geschichte des Ermlands (Braunsberg, 1903.) ' Emerka and Fridla (
See also:Beowulf, Quedlingburg Chron.), Aki and Etgard (Vilkina Saga) . In the
See also:original myth the Harlungs, who are not to be confused with the Hartung
See also:brothers, were sent to bring home Surya, the
See also:bride of the
See also:god . Irmintiu .
ERMANARIC (fl. 350-376)
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