SIEGBURG , a
See also:town of Germany, in the Prussian Rhine Province, on the
See also:river Sieg, 16 m. by
See also:rail S.E. of Cologne by the railway to
See also:Giessen . Pop . (1905) 14,878 . It has a royal
See also:shell factory,
See also:calico-printing mills,
See also:lignite mines,
See also:stone quarries and pottery and
See also:tobacco factories . The
See also:church, dating from the 13th century, possesses several richly decorated reliquaries of the 12th to 15th centuries . The buildings of the
See also:Benedictine abbey, founded in Io66, are now used as a prison . The town, which was founded in the 11th century, attained the height of its prosperity in the 15th and 16th centuries owing to its pottery wares . Siegburg pitchers (Siegburger Kruge) were widely famed . Their shape was often fantastic and they are now eagerly sought by collectors . See R . Heinekamp, Siegburgs Vergangenheit and Gegenwart (Siegburg, 1897) ; and Renard, Die Kunstdenkmdler
See also:des Siegkreises (
See also:Dusseldorf, 1907) .
SIEDLCE (Russian Syedlets)
SIEGE (0. Fr. sege, siege, mod. siege, seat, ultima...
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