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Ommelanden, the region around the city of Groningen, now together with this city forming the Dutch province of Groningen, where Anabaptism found entry as early as 1530. Menno Simons stayed here from the end of 1536 or early 1537 until 1540. Later on there were a number of Mennonite congregations in this area, nearly all belonging to the Groningen Old Flemish.

See also Groningen, Province of

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Doopsgezinde Bijdragen (1906): 28 f.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. III, 302.

Kühler, Wilhelmus Johannes. Geschiedenis der Nederlandsche Doopsgezinden in de Zestiende Eeuw. Haarlem: H.D. Tjeenk Willink, 1932: 143 ff., 167, et passim.

Vos, Karel. Menno Simons, 1496-1561, zijn leven en werken en zijne reformatorische denkbeelden. Leiden: E.J. Brill, 1914: 64 f.


Author(s) Nanne van der Zijpp
Date Published 1959


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van der Zijpp, Nanne. "Ommelanden (Groningen, Netherlands)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 31 Jul 2016. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ommelanden_(Groningen,_Netherlands)&oldid=93187.

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van der Zijpp, Nanne. (1959). Ommelanden (Groningen, Netherlands). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 31 July 2016, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Ommelanden_(Groningen,_Netherlands)&oldid=93187.




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