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Tauberbischofsheim

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Tauberbischofsheim is a German town in the north-east of Baden-Württemberg on the river Tauber with a population of about 12,700 (2013). It is the capital of the Main-Tauber district.Some relics of the medieval city wall, particularly a tower called Türmersturm can be viewed.For many years the town was home to the Tauberbischofsheim altarpiece, a monumental piece of German renaissance art by Master Mathis now kept in the Karlsruhe Kunsthalle.Tauberbischofsheim is famous for its fencers, who have won several Olympic medals and world championships.GeographyLocationTauberbischofsheim is located in the Tauberfranken region of Franconia.Constituent CommunitiesTauberbischofsheim consists of the town of Tauberbischofsheim, as well as Dienstadt, Distelhausen, Dittigheim, Dittwar, Hochhausen and Impfingen. The boundaries of these districts are the same as that of the former municipalities of the same name.HistoryProtohistoryAround 3000 B.C. and before the area was arealdy settled (prehistoric finds).Middle AgesThe town was first mentioned in a biography of Saint Lioba in 836. It bears its name ("bishop's place") due to its close relation to bishop Saint Boniface. Boniface brought his relative Lioba to the town around 735, where she became abbess of a monastery. Boniface founded the convent at Bischofsheim. In 1180 the town's oldest building, the Chapel of S. Peter, was built. Between 1237 and 1245 town rights were granted to Tauberbischofsheim. Around 1280 the Türmersturm-tower and the Kurmainz Castle were constructed. 1318 the Bischofsheim market was mentioned in official records.
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