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[[File:Comines.jpg|300px|thumb|right|''Source: [http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page Wikipedia Commons]'']]    Komen (Comines) was a town in [[Flanders (Belgium)|Flanders]], [[Belgium|Belgium]], southwest of [[Kortrijk (West-Vlaanderen, Belgium)|Kortrijk]] (Courtrai), that is now a part of the municipality of Comines-Warneton (Dutch, <em>Komen-Waasten</em>) in [[Hainaut (Belgium)|Hainaut]], [[Belgium|Belgium]], (coordinates: <span title="Latitude">50° 46′ 0″ N</span>, <span title="Longitude">3° 0′ 0″ E).</span> Mennonites were found here about 1550, and there may have been a congregation here. Guillaume van Robays, a blacksmith, died here as a martyr in 1552.
 
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'']]    Komen (Comines) was a town in [[Flanders (Belgium)|Flanders]], [[Belgium|Belgium]], southwest of [[Kortrijk (West-Vlaanderen, Belgium)|Kortrijk]] (Courtrai), that is now a part of the municipality of Comines-Warneton (Dutch, <em>Komen-Waasten</em>) in [[Hainaut (Belgium)|Hainaut]], [[Belgium|Belgium]], (coordinates: <span title="Latitude">50° 46′ 0″ N</span>, <span title="Longitude">3° 0′ 0″ E).</span> Mennonites were found here about 1550, and there may have been a congregation here. Guillaume van Robays, a blacksmith, died here as a martyr in 1552.
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[[Map:Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)|Map:Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)]]
 
[[Map:Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)|Map:Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)]]
 
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Komen (Comines) was a town in Flanders, Belgium, southwest of Kortrijk (Courtrai), that is now a part of the municipality of Comines-Warneton (Dutch, Komen-Waasten) in Hainaut, Belgium, (coordinates: 50° 46′ 0″ N, 3° 0′ 0″ E). Mennonites were found here about 1550, and there may have been a congregation here. Guillaume van Robays, a blacksmith, died here as a martyr in 1552.

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Map:Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1957


Cite This Article

MLA style

van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Komen (Hainaut, Belgium)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1957. Web. 1 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Komen_(Hainaut,_Belgium)&oldid=95598.

APA style

van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1957). Komen (Hainaut, Belgium). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Komen_(Hainaut,_Belgium)&oldid=95598.




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Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, and Waterloo, Ontario, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 3, p. 217. All rights reserved. For information on ordering the encyclopedia visit the Herald Press website.


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