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'']]    Steen (Het Steen, Den Steen), a castle on the Scheldt River at [[Antwerp (Belgium)|Antwerp, Belgium]], was in the 16th century a prison and execution place of a large number of [[Anabaptism|Anabaptist]] martyrs. At present it is a museum. The old dark cellars in which the martyrs were kept, often in heavy leg irons, may still be seen.
 
'']]    Steen (Het Steen, Den Steen), a castle on the Scheldt River at [[Antwerp (Belgium)|Antwerp, Belgium]], was in the 16th century a prison and execution place of a large number of [[Anabaptism|Anabaptist]] martyrs. At present it is a museum. The old dark cellars in which the martyrs were kept, often in heavy leg irons, may still be seen.
 
 
 
= Bibliography =
 
= Bibliography =
 
<em>Doopsgezind Jaarboekje</em> (1952): 21-29.
 
<em>Doopsgezind Jaarboekje</em> (1952): 21-29.
  
 
Génard, Petrus. <em>Antwerpsch archievenblad </em>VIII: 355, note 1.
 
Génard, Petrus. <em>Antwerpsch archievenblad </em>VIII: 355, note 1.
 
 
  
 
= Maps =
 
= Maps =
 
[[Map:Steen, Het (Antwerp)|Map:Steen, Het (Antwerp)]]
 
[[Map:Steen, Het (Antwerp)|Map:Steen, Het (Antwerp)]]
 
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Steen Castle in 2005. Source: Wikipedia Commons Wikipedia Commons
Steen (Het Steen, Den Steen), a castle on the Scheldt River at Antwerp, Belgium, was in the 16th century a prison and execution place of a large number of Anabaptist martyrs. At present it is a museum. The old dark cellars in which the martyrs were kept, often in heavy leg irons, may still be seen.

Bibliography

Doopsgezind Jaarboekje (1952): 21-29.

Génard, Petrus. Antwerpsch archievenblad VIII: 355, note 1.

Maps

Map:Steen, Het (Antwerp)


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


Cite This Article

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Steen (Antwerp, Belgium)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 18 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Steen_(Antwerp,_Belgium)&oldid=85299.

APA style

van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Steen (Antwerp, Belgium). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Steen_(Antwerp,_Belgium)&oldid=85299.




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