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MANY MEDALS WERE PRODUCED IN THE 17th. CENTURY IN ORDER TO COMMEMORATE THE (SALZBURGER) EXULANTEN TREK:

The pictures show biblical scenes, but also things that happened along the Exulanten´s way to their final destination. On top, exiles are leaving their home. A Salzburg map underneath shows their way along the Salzach River. Next to it shows the arrival in East Prussia, being welcomed by the Prussian King. Below that, a little map depicts the Kingdom of Prussia.

The medal to the left commemorates in 1832 the immigration of the Salzburgers to Prussia which took place 100 years before. The text says:“New sons for me and an indulgent fatherland for you”. To the right is a medal that emphasizes the biblical connection “Go to the land which I will show you” (1. book Moses, 12.1.) The words, Lord told to his chosen people.

A MAP THAT GIVES AN OVERSIGHT OF THE EXULANTEN MOVEMENTS WITHIN GERMANY:
(Counter Reformation and settlements of religious exiles 1525-1732)

This map is from the Fresach Diconesan Museum, Carinthia, Austria. It shows the various destinations of the Salzburger Exiles: The Netherlands, East Prussia and the US. All between the years 1587 and 1732.

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