Joachimsthal


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Joachimsthal

A 16th-century name for Jachymov, a town in what is now the Czech Republic that was known for its silver deposits. Coins minted from silver found in Joachimsthal became common throughout the Holy Roman Empire and elsewhere. This coin was called the Joachimsthaler, which was shortened to thaler. This in turn became the origin for the word "dollar."
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Joachimsthal, in Brown's view, represented a healthy Lutheran symbiosis of high art and folk art, Latin school and German vernacular, upper and lower classes, literate and illiterate, clergy and laity, men and women, and worship in public at church and in private at home.
Joachimsthal, a Bohemian free royal mining town, was established contemporaneously (1516) with the emergence of Lutheranism.
Esta hipotesis fue reforzada mediante mediciones adicionales que se realizaron en otras minas, en particular, en Joachimsthal en la region de Bohemia (hoy, republica Checa) de donde se extraia el mineral que utilizo Maria Curie en sus investigaciones.
The word Taler comes form "Tal" meaning the valley as the coin comes flore St Joachim valley in Bohemia where it was first minted at St Joachimsthal. It is also the origin of the word Dollar through the Dutch who used the term "daalder", later anglicised to dollar.
(3.) It had earlier been believed that the mining of silver had died out at the end of the Roman Empire and had not resumed until the 10th century in the Harz mountains and at Kutna Hora and Joachimsthal. The mint in Joachimsthal in the Sudetenland produced a coin known as the thaler which was corrupted to dollar.
Von einer besessenen Jungfrawn eines Schmides Tochter / nicht weit vom Joachimsthal. 77r-79v.
The Schlicks, long the chief landowners in north-west Bohemia, and exploiters of the famous mines of Joachimsthal, confirmed their position after the battle of the White Mountain in 1620, in which the daughter of James I of England and her husband lost their brief sovereignty as King and Queen of Bohemia.
Georg von Dadelsen suggested that the paper of the autograph, made in Joachimsthal, near Carlsbad in Bohemia where Bach spent May to July 1720 in the suite of Prince Leopold of Anhalt-Cothen, may indicate that Carlsbad was the place where Bach assembled the fair copy (Johann Sebastian Bach, Sei solo a violin senza Basso accompagnato, BWV 1001-1006, Faksimile des Autographs, ed.
The concentration of arsenic in Pribram ore was low; the average content of arsenic in samples of load ore was 25 mg/kg, about 200 times less than in Joachimsthal, another West Bohemian mining region.
Ronneburg in Thuringia and the Zobes area (except Ehrenfriedersdorf) were also undermined by the Wismut AG workings, which eventually extended, like an interconnected spider web, across the border to Joachimsthal (CSSR).