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Cologne ~ Imperial Free City

COLOGNE, Imperial Free City.   KÖLN. German city on the lower Rhine, originally the Roman town of Colonia Agrippina, which as the Empire declined became the capital of the Kingdom of the Riparian Franks, outsiders who had crossed into the lands … Continue reading

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