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A city of central Germany south of Kassel on the Fulda River, about 220 km (135 mi) long. The city grew around a Benedictine abbey founded in 744, which later became one of the foremost centers of culture and learning in Europe.
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Forty years later, the abbot of Fulda, Hrabanus Maurus, found himself embroiled in the bitter conflicts between Louis the German and his brother Lothar over Louis's East Frankish kingdom.
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