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17 Fev 2015

Rostock – Cityscapes

Rostock Cityscapes In the 14th century Rostock was a powerful seaport, the biggest city of the Mecklenburg-Vorpommern region in todays northern Germany. It has one of the oldest universities in the world dated from 1419. The Ships cruising the Baltic Sea were constructed in Rostock. Its early inhabitant where Polabian Slavs which named the settlement “Fork of a River” or “Ras-toku”, hence the name Rostock. The Danish king Valdemar set the tow aflame in 1161, only afterwards around 1200 the […]