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The name "Weschnitz" is traced back to Visucius, the name of a Celtic river god. More details are explained at the Walpurgis chapel in Fürth. This chapel stands at a former place of worship for the Celts, and ore was mined nearby at the time. Large stone crosses in the Odenwald are often a reference to a pagan site, because many a menhir was carved into a cross after Christianization.The Weschnitz is referred to as Wiscoz, Wisgots or similar spellings in numerous documents of the Lorsch Codex as a reference for the location of the Lorsch Monastery. This name also appears in other Latin publications
July 17, 2022
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