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By Linde Egberts, Koos Bosma

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26 Since the disappearance of the monks, there has been enough interest in the abbey to keep it (at least partially) standing up, but no one has appropriated it for new purposes or attempted to draw attention to its regional importance. It is literally left on the margins. The Early Middle Ages and today’s Mount Ste. Odile The partially restored abbey of Murbach, France, in its quiet, wooded valley (Linde Egberts, 2012). Until now, it seems that little importance has been given to early medieval sites in the history of Alsace, even though they link the region’s past to that of many other parts of Europe and to Europe as a whole.

Odile and through Guebwiller near Murbach further to the south. There are other touristic routes in Alsace with a more historical focus, such as the Route Romane d’Alsace, which promotes Romanesque architecture and medieval music in Alsace. Although the actual route is marked, its online presentation is rather poor and very out of date. The hugely successful example in this group is the Route de Crêtes, an historic, 77 km-long trail along the ridge of the Vosges Mountains. After the Franco-Prussian War (1870 – 71 ), this ridge became the border between Germany and France.

Their own historiographies describe the cities as each other’s competitors throughout most of their history. My impression is that even today this is a region that does not want to tell the story of a shared past, but rather sees its two main cities as separate entities, competing in the past as well as in the present. The region’s name already reveals a part of its identity problem: it is a geographic area in which both expanding cities have strong autonomous historical identities. In business, culture, and politics they are more competitors than partners.

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