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Bible Encyclopedias

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Ober-Ammergau

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A small village in Bavaria, 45 m. SW. of Münich; famed for the Passion Play performed there by the peasants, some 500 in number, every ten years, which attracts a great many spectators to the spot; the play was instituted in 1634 in token of gratitude for the abatement of a plague.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Ober-Ammergau'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/o/ober-ammergau.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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