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The Town Hall, Augsburg, was supposed to be an Imperial Hall. Wikipedia Commons
The ceiling of the Golden Hall, Town Hall, Augsburg. Photo: Brenda Arnold
Wedding portrait of Jakob “The Rich” Fugger and his bride Sybille Arzt by Thoman Burgkmair
The meeting hall of the Reichstag in Regensburg. Photo: Wikipedia Commons

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An American in Germany, I write historical but funny tidbits on life abroad and family relationships gleaned from raising two kids. Visit www.expatchatter.net

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