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Karl-Heinz Ludwig:
The ‚Anlass‘ of Schwazer Falkenstein and its Confirmation
Two Mining Documents from 1525

The author presents two main sources for a better understanding of the history of Falkenstein, the most famous mine in Schwaz, Tyrol. The documents were written in 1525, the year of the Peasants' War, but they reamined significant for decades and even centuries to come, both from the mining and social history aspects.