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Vienna in Innenstadt, Wien, Austria
 

Alter Berghof I / Old Berghof I

 
 
Berghof I Marker, Panel 1 image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
1. Berghof I Marker, Panel 1
Inscription.  
(Panel 1:)

An dieser Stelle befand sich im 2-4. Jahrhundert das Bad der X Römischen Legion auf den Resten des Römerbaues entstand im frühen Mittelalters der sogenannte Berghof.

(English translation:) Here on this site were located during the 2nd-4th centuries the Roman baths of the Tenth Legion, which were within the remnants of the Roman settlement that were later built upon during the early Middle Ages and became known as the "Berghof".

(Panel 2:)

Der unter Herzog Leopold VI errichtete Berghof war Gerichts- und Reuthof der Babenberger. Hier hatten auch die Weinbauern ihren Abgaben zu entrichten.

(English translation:) The Berghof, built under Duke Leopold VI, was the court and administrative center of the Babenbergs (a ruling dynasty). Winegrowers also had to pay their taxes here.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 48° 12.681′ N, 16° 22.339′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is at the intersection of Marc Aurel

Berghof I Marker, Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
2. Berghof I Marker, Panel 2
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Strasse and Hoher Markt on Marc Aurel Strasse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alter Berghof II / Old Berghof II (within shouting distance of this marker); The Security Committee of 1848 (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Die Ankeruhr / The Anchor Clock (about 120 meters away); 1981 Vienna Synagogue Attack (about 120 meters away); Adalbert Stifter and the Solar Eclipse (about 150 meters away); Belvedere Film Productions (about 150 meters away); Mozart Lived Here (about 180 meters away); Mahnmal für die österreichischen jüdischen Opfer der Schoah / Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial (about 210 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
Also see . . .
1. Vindobona (Wikipedia). "Vindobona (from Gaulish windo- "white" and bona "base/bottom") was a Roman military camp on the site of the modern city of Vienna in Austria. The settlement area took on a new name in the 13th century, being changed to Berghof, or now simply known as Alter Berghof (the Old Berghof)." (Submitted on November 6, 2020.) 

2. Berghof (Wien) (Vienna Forum, in German). (Submitted on November 6, 2020.)
 
Alter Berghof I / Old Berghof I Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
3. Alter Berghof I / Old Berghof I Marker
The marker is visible here on the corner of the building, with each panel on each of the sides of the corner.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2020, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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