Radebeul city dictionary

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The Stadtlexikon Radebeul , subtitled Historical Handbook for the Lößnitz , is an encyclopedia about the Saxon district town of Radebeul . A first edition was published in 2005, followed by the second, slightly modified edition in the following year 2006. This is also out of stock in the meantime (as of 2014).

The subtitle of the lexicon indicates that the urban area of ​​Radebeul also includes the Lößnitz wine-growing and cultural landscape west of the Saxon capital Dresden , in which the large German wine-growing area Radebeuler Lößnitz can also be found.

"Explanations on Radebeul personalities, architecture [...], scenic features as well as historical developments, club life and [...] the Radebeul economy [along with] a large number of images" were made by a "working group" led by Radebeul city archivist Anette Karnatz honorary historian, local researcher and those interested in local history ”, compiled, processed and tagged. The lexicon of the 2nd edition has about 280 pages, it was published by the city of Radebeul or its city archive.

The largest part of the work is taken up by the alphabetically sorted and illustrated reference section, the entries of which are formulated to enable reading "browsing". This part is also made accessible through a register of persons. Historically interesting buildings, wineries and companies are added to the people. In addition, in the back part there is a commented street directory, a chronological table of the Lößnitz villages , lists of the municipal councils since 1839, the population development since 1550 and a bibliography of selected additional publications. Everything together is supplemented by a current city map, a city map from 1947 with the drawing of the district boundaries and an excerpt from a city map from around 1925 on the flyers.

“For the first time in over a hundred years, the attempt was made to organize the entire history of our Loessnitz according to key words and to combine them alphabetically in a lexicon. So far there have only been publications that dealt with specific topics or with individual districts. A comprehensive reference for the interested reader heimatkundlich was sought in vain. "This statement to Stadtlexikon Radebeul refers to the fact that last Moritz Lily to 1882 for the Beautification Association for the Lößnitz and around his writing The Lößnitz in Dresden and its surroundings. Described in historical, topographical and tourist terms by Moritz Lilie . This was followed in 1893 by his chronicle of the Loessnitz localities Kötzschenbroda, Niederlößnitz, Radebeul ... Later works were more concerned with the individual Loessnitz localities , their cultural assets or their artists, as well as viticulture.


  • Frank Andert (Red.): Radebeul City Lexicon . Historical manual for the Loessnitz . Published by the Radebeul City Archives. 2nd, slightly changed edition. City archive, Radebeul 2006, ISBN 3-938460-05-9 .

Comparable previous fonts

  • Gustav Wilhelm Schubert : Chronicle and topography of the parish Kötzschenbroda, which encompasses the market towns of Kötzschenbroda and the little village of Fürstenhain, the villages of Nauendorf, Zitzschewig and Lindenau, together with historical general notes. In the main, etc.zusammengestellt due documentary news . Self-published by the author (Hellmuth Henkler's book printer in Dresden), Dresden (1864 and) 1865 ( digitized version ).
  • Moritz Lily ; Beautification Association for the Loessnitz and the surrounding area (ed.): The Loessnitz near Dresden and its surroundings. Historically, topographically and touristically portrayed by Moritz Lilie. Dresden undated (1882).
  • Moritz Lilie: Chronicle of the Loessnitz localities Kötzschenbroda Niederlößnitz, Radebeul, Oberlößnitz with Hoflößnitz Serkowitz Naundorf, Zitzschewig and Lindenau with special consideration of Coswig and the other neighboring towns . Niederlößnitz 1893 ( digitized version ).

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. a b c Radebeul website for their city dictionary , accessed on March 21, 2020 from the city of Radebeul's website.