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ROTTENBURG, a town and episcopal see of Germany, in the kingdom of Wurttemberg, situated on the left bank of the Neckar, which is here crossed by two bridges connecting the Both miniatures are reproduced by J. O. Westwood in Facsimiles (London, 1868).

2 Reproduced in Jahreshefte d. Wiirtemb. Altertums Ver. vol. iii. (Stuttgart, 1846), pl. viii. figs. io and See Facsimile, by Comte Auguste de Bastard (Paris, 1883).

The whole case of this much-discussed Psalter, with resumes of the principal writings on the subject of facsimiles of the miniatures bearing on the evolution of the cithara, will be found in Kathleen Schlesinger's Instruments of the Orchestra, pp. 343-82 and pl. iii., vi. and vii. (London, 2909).

See Kathleen Schlesinger, op. cit., pp. 334, 33 8 -39 n. and 44150.

town with the suburb of Ehingen, 7 m. by rail S.W. of Tubingen. Pop. (1905) 7554It is the seat of a Roman Catholic bishop, and possesses the fine Gothic cathedral of St Martin; several other churches; an old castle now used as a prison; and a building, formerly a Jesuit monastery and now the residence of the bishop. The chief industries are the manufacture of machinery, screws, watches and beer, tanning and the cultivation of fruit and hops. Rottenburg passed into the possession of Austria in 1281 and into that of Wurttemberg in 1805. Near the town are the remains of the Roman station of Sumalocenna or Salmulocenae.

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