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Originally appearing in Volume V09, Page 863 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ETTENHEIM, a town of Germany, in the grand-duchy of Baden, pleasantly situated on the Ettenbach, under the western slope of the Black Forest, 7 m. E. from the Rhine by rail. Pop. (1900) 3106. It has a handsome Roman Catholic church, with ceiling frescoes, and containing the tomb of Cardinal Rohan, the last prince bishop of Strassburg, who resided here from 1790 till 1803; a Protestant church and a medieval town-hall. i Tile or Vipi or Tetna, of men. e.g. Titi or Vipinei or Tetinei, of women. (3) cognomen =additional family name. e.g. Faru or Petru of men, Farui, Vetui of women. (4) agnomen =special cognomen derived from the cognomen of the Its industries include the manufacture of tobacco, soap and leather, and there is a considerable trade in wine and agricultural produce. Founded in the 8th century by Eddo, bishop of Strassburg, Ettenheim remained attached to that see until 1802, when it passed to Baden. Louis Antoine Henri de Bourbon-Conde, duke of Enghien (1972-1804), who had taken refuge here in 18o1, was arrested in Ettenheim on the 15th of March 1804 and conveyed to Paris, where he was shot on the loth of March following. The Benedictine abbey of Ettenheimmunster, which was founded in the 8th century and which was dissolved in 1803, occupied a site south of the town.
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