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Tauffers (Burg Taufers), a castle in the Puster Valley (Pustertal), formerly Tyrol, Austria and now South Tyrol, Italy, where Aendle Sackmann of Ritten, an Anabaptist woman, and Hans Kräl were put to death for their faith. Elise von Wolkenstein was long imprisoned here.

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Beck, Josef. Die Geschichts-Bücher der Wiedertäufer in Oesterreich-Ungarn. Vienna, 1883: 280; reprinted Nieuwkoop: De Graaf, 1967.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. IV, 290.

Zieglschmid, A. J. F. Die älteste Chronik der Hutterischen Brüder: Ein Sprachdenkmal aus frühneuhochdeutscher Zeit. Ithaca: Cayuga Press, 1943: 369 ff.


Author(s) Christian Hege
Date Published 1959


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Hege, Christian. "Tauffers (Sand in Taufers, Province of Bolzano-South Tyrol, Italy)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1959. Web. 20 Sep 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Tauffers_(Sand_in_Taufers,_Province_of_Bolzano-South_Tyrol,_Italy)&oldid=121809.

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Hege, Christian. (1959). Tauffers (Sand in Taufers, Province of Bolzano-South Tyrol, Italy). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 20 September 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Tauffers_(Sand_in_Taufers,_Province_of_Bolzano-South_Tyrol,_Italy)&oldid=121809.




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