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Ratisbon is the English name for Regensburg

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Ratisbona is the Latin, Spanish, Italian name of Regensburg ... Ratisbonne the French one

 

A lot of the older towns in Germany (the ones founded by the Romans) technically have names in English that are derived from the Latin original, or the morphed French version of that.

Yes, and yes. Yesterday I was in Regensburg in the Schottenkirche and noticed on a grave inscription "Ratisbonensis" (the genitive form of the Latin). Later I learned that the famous medieval theologian and philosopher Albertus Magnus (one of the "Doctors" of the Church; ✝ 1280) was Bavarian and taught for a while in Ratisbon/Regensburg. Who knew?

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1. The genitive of Ratisbona is Ratisbonae ... Ratisbonensis is a male/female adjective meaning "Regensburgisch" or "from Regensburg"

 

2. Albertus Magnus was a Swabian ... his birthplace Lauingen became Bavarian only 524 years after his death

 

3. He was Bishop of Regensburg from 1260 to 1262 ...

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