Sunday, December 1, 2013

Toponymic book of the Basel-City

The first volume of the three-part names book of the Canton of Basel-Stadt includes the names of Basel places in the rural municipalities of Riehen and Bettingen. In two lexicon parts, the names of settlements, roads, waters, mountains, houses and fields within the cantonal municipalities of Riehen and Bettingen are recorded and onomastically discussed. In addition, the book contains an introduction with chapters on the local landscape names, name cards and collection of the householders' family names since the 16th century.