Gænt

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Þes tramet is ymbe þā Belgiscan burg. For ōðrum stōƿum hātaþ Gænt sēo Gænt (scīrung).

Þis geƿrit hæfþ ƿordcƿide on Nīƿenglisce.

Gænt
Mǣgþ: Ēast Flandra
Læppa: Gænt
Mearc: 156.18 km²
Lēodrǣden: 233.925 (01/07/2006)
Lēodrǣdenne þiccnes: 1468.45 /km²
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Gænt (Gent on Niðerlendisce, Gand on Frencisce, nū Ghent and gēo Gaunt on Nīƿenglisce) is burgscīpe in Flandrum, þe is sum þāra þrēora dǣla Belgalandes, and in þǣre Flandriscan mǣgðe‏ Ēastflandrum and hit is hire hēafodburg. Gæntes middan is æt þǣm gemȳðum þāra ēana Scheldt and Leie. Hit ligþ æt tƿiƿege þāra Europiscra ƿega E17 and E40.

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In þǣm burgscipe sind Gænt ceaster and þā ceastra Afsnee, Desteldonk, Drongen, Gentbrugge, Ledeberg, Mariakerke, Mendonk, Oostakker, Sint-Amandsberg, Sint-Denijs-Westrem, Sint-Kruis-Winkel, Wondelgem, and Zwijnaarde. On 1 dæge Æfterran Gēolan 2005, 230,951 ƿunode in Gænte. And þǣrinne sind 156.18 km² landes, þ‏e getācnaþ lēodrǣdenne þiccnes 1468.5 ƿunienda be km². Be lēodrǣdenne is þis Belgies ōðer-mǣsta burgscīpe, and is Belgies fēorðmǣste bestryðung.

Stǣr[adihtan | ādihtan fruman]

Se scēat Gænt ƿæs gebūn in Celtiscum tīdum. Se nama "Gænt" cymþ of þǣm Celtiscan ƿorde 'ganda', þe mǣnþ mētung t.b. tƿēgra ēana (Scheldt and Lys). Ne sind geƿritene gemyndas þǣre Rōmāniscan tīde, ac fyrngemyndleornunge geondsmēagung āsēðeþ þæt se eard Gæntes ƿæs forþ gebūen.

Hƿonne þā Francas onƿōdon þā Rōmāniscan landrīcu (of þǣm ende þæs 4an gēarhundredes and ƿel oþ þǣm 5an gēarhundrede) and brōhton hīe hira sprǣce mid him and Gænt ƿearþ folde, hƿǣr Celtisc and Lǣden ƿurdon gehƿorfen fram (ealdorlicum) Niðerlendisce.

Oþ þǣm 7oðan gēarhundrede, in Gænte ƿǣron tƿā (important) mynster: Sint-Pieters (625-650) and Sint-Baafs (650). Gænt ƿeaxode of mænigfealdum frumum and þǣm mynstrum and cēapungstede. Ymb gēar 800, Gænt ƿæs (important), for þǣm þe Louis the Pious, sunu Charlemagnes lagode þæt Einhard sie abbod bēgra mynstra. Einhard ƿrāt līfƿrītunge Charlemagnes cynunges Francrīces.

Þā ēa flēoƿon in foldan hƿǣr fela landes ƿæs hƿīlum oferflēded mid gōde gærse, and scylc land ion Flandrisce hātte meersen, þe segþ "hammas", and þæt ƿord meers is cynn þæs ƿordes "mærsc", ac þēos meersen ne sind ā under ƿætre. Þis land ƿæs sƿīðe gōd for scēapum þe macodon ƿull for clāðum. Sōþlīce ƿæs Gænt in Middelre Ielde sēo hefigoste burg for clāðe.

Oþ þǣm 13oðan gēarhundrede Gænt ƿæs sēo mǣste ceaster būton Parise and ceastrum in Italiam. Binnan his ƿeallum ƿunode 60,000 oþþe 65,000. Hit ƿæs grēatora þonne Lunden and Köln and Moscoƿ. In his middan sind gīet mænigfealde grēate torras: se belletorr and þā ōðre torras þæs mynstres and Sint-Niklaas cyricean are just a few examples of what could be called the 'Manhattan of the Middle Ages'.

Gænt ƿæs burg, hƿǣr sēo ƿullbīsgung, frumlīce gestaðelod æt Bricge, scōp þone ǣrestan Europiscan bīsgungeodor in þǣre Hēan Middelielde; the mercantile zone was so highly-developed that wool had to be imported from England. Þis ƿæs ān þāra raca for Flanderes gōdum sibbe mid Englalande.

Glīƿsīðung[adihtan | ādihtan fruman]

Belfry of Gænt. Behindan Him is Sanctes Nicholas cirice gesīene.

Much of the city's medieval architecture remains intact and is remarkably well preserved. Its center is the largest carfree area in Belgium. Interesting highlights are the Saint Bavo Cathedral with the Ghent Altarpiece, the belfry, the gravensteen, and the Graslei. The city is host to some big cultural events such as the Gentse Feesten, I Love Techno, Flanders International Film Festival Ghent and Festival van Vlaanderen. Night bus services (weekends only) are free of charge.

In Gænte is ƿīd hȳþ and þǣrtō scytt Ghent-Terneuzen Canal ƿæterƿeg of Terneuzen ceastre þe is on sǣriman Westerschelde flēotes.

In Gænte ƿearþ ācenned Charles V and he ƿearþ Hālig Rōmisc Cāsere and Cyning Hispaniae. and þǣr ēac ƿearþ ācenned John of Gaunt, Dux Lonceastres. Þǣr man underseglode se Treaty of Ghent and hit in ǣƿe endode þā Gūðe Gēares 1812 betƿēox Brytene and þǣm USA.

Sēo ēac[adihtan | ādihtan fruman]

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