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Dieteren, a small town in the Dutch province of Limburg, formerly belonging to the duchy of Jülich. By about 1534 it was a center of Anabaptist activity. Jan Smeitgen and Lenart van Ysenbroek baptized here, the latter baptizing the martyrs Bartholomeus van den Berghe and his wife Mente Heynen. After a short time the Anabaptist movement was entirely extinguished here.

Bibliography

Rembert, Karl. Die "Wiedertäufer" im Herzogtum Jülich. Berlin: R. Gaertners Verlagsbuchhandlung, 1899: 84, 336, 395, 404, 421, 450.

Bax, Willem. Het Protestantisme in het bisdom Luik en vooral te Maastricht, 1505-1557. 's-Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff, 1937: 37, 70, 72, 73, 93, 113, 114.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1956


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Dieteren (Limburg, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1956. Web. 18 Apr 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Dieteren_(Limburg,_Netherlands)&oldid=80151.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1956). Dieteren (Limburg, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 18 April 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Dieteren_(Limburg,_Netherlands)&oldid=80151.




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