Bohemia, Moravia

 

      The lands of the Bohemian crown (also referred to as Bohemian lands or Czech lands) comprised the geographic regions of Bohemia, Moravia, and Silesia

(after 1742, only the part of Silesia that remained part of the Habsburg domains). After 1918, these territories constituted the westernmost regions of

Czechoslovakia; since 1993, they have formed the Czech Republic.

      With regard to Prague, the capital of Bohemia, the best guess is that the oldest Jewish settlements were to be found in the Lesser Town (Malá Strana;

Ger., Kleinseite); it appears that Jews did not establish themselves in what later would become known as the Jewish Town, or “ghetto” just north of the Old

Town Square (Staroměstské náměstí; Ger., Altstädter Ring) until after 1142—following the destruction, by fire or riot, of the Malá Strana community—and

possibly not until the thirteenth century.

Full article at the YIVO Encyclopedia

 

See also: http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/bohemia

 

Mappa Regni Bohemiae  (1726) Johann Christoph Muller

 

A map of Bohemia (in 25 sections)

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Source: National Library of Poland

Montanistische Geschaftskarte von Bohmen Mahren und Oster Schlesien (1850) Johann Ferdinand Schmidt

 

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Source: Digitalizace Univerzity Karlovy

Neueste general Post & Strassen Karte des Konigreichs Boehmen (1854) M. Berra

 

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Source: Bibliotheque nationale de France

Hand-U. Reisekarte des Konigreichs Bohmen (1869) Blaz Kocen

 

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Source: Digitalizace Univerzity Karlovy

Politicka a mistopisna mapa Kralovstvi Ceskeho (1870) J. Erben

 

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Source: Bibliotheque nationale de France

Wandkarte des Konigreiches Bohmen (1870) B. Kozenn

 

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Source:Universitatsbibliothek Wien

General-Post & Strassen-Karte des Konigreichs Boehmen (1889) Artaria & Co.            

         

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Source: http://rcin.org.pl/dlibra/docmetadata?id=57001

Mistopisna mapa Kralovstvi Ceskeho  (1916?) J. Brunclik

 

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Source: From the collection of the American Geographical Society, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Libraries

General-Karte der Markgrafschaft Mahren mit den Antheilen des Herzogthums Schlesien (1846) K.K. Militaerischen

Geographischen Institute

 

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Source: hungaricana.hu

Prirmemi a Cestovmi Mapa markrabstvi Moravskemo vevodstvi Slezskeno (1875) B. Kozenn

 

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Source: Bibliotheque national de France

Karte der Markgrafschaft Maehren und des Herzogthumes Schlesien (1899) A. Steinhauser

 

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Source: hungaricana.hu