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Rur River (Dutch, Roer), with a course of 130 miles from Botranche near Malmedy (now in Belgium) to its confluence with the Meuse River at Roermond, played a significant role in Anabaptist history. On its banks lie (from south to north) Montjoie, Einrichr, Nideggen, Düren, Jülich, Linnich, Wassenberg, and Roermond, all of significance in 16th-century Anabaptist history.

Bibliography

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 570.


Author(s) Ernst Crous
Date Published 1959


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Crous, Ernst. "Rur River." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 27 Jun 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rur_River&oldid=84783.

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Crous, Ernst. (1959). Rur River. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 27 June 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Rur_River&oldid=84783.




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