The German Language Trail

Merseburg

Merseburger Zaubersprüche
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Merseburg, one of the oldest towns in Central Germany, is the home of a university and a cathedral. The town on the banks of the Saale River is known world-wide for the Merseburger Zaubersprüche (Merseburg Incantations), the oldest linguistic monument of Germanic paganism written in Old High German.