- a city in E Germany, on the Saale River, in Saxony-Anhalt: residence of the dukes of Saxe-Merseburg (1656–1738); chemical industry. Pop: 35 358 (2003 est)
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Henry the Fowler is victorious over the Hungarians at Merseburg.
Thietmar of Merseburg mentions the sacrificial festival which was held every ninth year at midwinter at Leire, etc.In Northern Mists (Volume 1 of 2)
Gustavus set out next day for Merseburg, leaving the Elector to recover Leipzig.The Thirty Years War, Complete
Duke George, the bishop of Merseburg, and the theologians of Leipsic were labouring underhand at this work.History of the Reformation in the Sixteenth Century, Vol 2
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
At Merseburg, a large Hungarian force opposed the advancing multitude, who attacked that city with fury.