The hanseatic cities lübeck, stralsund and wismar along the baltic sea tell us a fascinating story of the time when the commercial alliance (hanseatic league) of the seaboard towns generated a very profitable business that spread wealth over the region and favored the development of economy and, by the same token, art and culture, which today. The hanseatic league was a late-medieval network of economically largely independent long-distance trade merchants which was based on trust, reputation and reciprocal relations the informal cooperation among its members kept transactional, informational and organizational costs low, allowing the hanse merchants to make good profits from the long-distance trade between the baltic and the north. The hanseatic league were a bunch of small states, obsessed with commerce and immediate enrichment, but which eschewed power sharing and eventually were gobbled up by monarchies that cared more about land and power than money.
In the second half of the 14th century, the hanseatic league dominated the trading organization in the baltic the hanse originated in northern germany and westphalia and held many associations with merchants from these areas. The hanseatic league was a commercial confederation among the trade guilds in northern europe, mainly in german coastal cities and the baltic region it operated between the 13th and 17th. As a leading member of the hanseatic league, lübeck has a long history of trade and remains one of germany's key ports it's also very, very good looking and rather famous for its marzipan to the east of schleswig-holstein lies its main competitor of northern-ness, mecklenburg-vorpommern. Lubeck was one of the cofounders, with hamburg, of the hanseatic league in 1241 the unesco-listed wismar is at the southernmost point on the baltic coast heiligendamm, on the baltic, is germany’s oldest seaside resort (1793.
Lübeck, germany as mentioned above lübeck was the capital and the largest city of the hanseatic league it was the major trade centre in northern europe until the 16 th century its beautiful historical centre with many noblemen’s houses, churches and warehouses from that period is located on an island accessible through several monumental gates. Since the glorious times of the hanseatic league, hamburg is the central port of germany - reloading point for goods from the north sea to the baltic sea and vice versa. Hanseatic league: hanseatic league, organization founded by north german towns and german merchant communities abroad to protect their mutual trading interests the league dominated commercial activity in northern europe from the 13th to the 15th century (hanse was a medieval german word for “guild,” or. Barriers and opportunities for mobility in the south baltic region results from 2 this booklet has been compiled and edited by hanseatic league organized trading has been one of the key elements of the integration of the baltic states into northern europexii one of the most influential was the league of the hanse. Wismar is a port and hanseatic city in northern germany on the baltic sea, in the state of mecklenburg-vorpommern it is located about 45 kilometres east of lübeck and 30 kilometres north of.
[pic3: 2 maps of baltic - early and late] today's topic involves a detailed look at the north: the baltic, scandinavia, northern germany, russia, poland and ukraine, and not forgetting the low countries. 1250-1525 the hanseatic league polish-lithuanian empire and nordic union a line was drawn between protestants and catholics in germany, which still remains germany continues to be divided between protestantism and catholicism a chronology of the history of the baltic sea region 103 the jewish deathtoll 1939-1945 the jewish deathtoll. The baltic sea region has historically been one of the more prosperous regions of europe (giving rise to the hanseatic league, a political entity united first and foremost by commerce) for much of the 20th century, however, the baltics have been divided between two competing geopolitical blocs. For centuries the baltic region was fought over by vikings, slavs, and teutons who sought dominance over this strategic, thousand-mile-long trade route between the 12th and 17th centuries, the german-based hanseatic league established and maintained a trade monopoly in the baltic and throughout northern europe, ensuring the sage passage of goods for every member country. The 1500 km european route of brick gothic connects several countries along the baltic sea including denmark, poland and germany, and takes visitors on a journey through the architectural treasures of the medieval hanseatic league.
In northern germany, to their scandinavian cultural and maritime rivals in incredible hanseatic league that dominated the baltic sea for above: the elbphilharonie, the newest addition to hamburg’s skyline the development of art in the baltic region afterwards we take a. Hanseatic gems of northern germany the hanseatic league was a commercial and defensive confederation of merchant guilds and their market towns growing from a few north german towns in the late 1100s, the league came to dominate baltic maritime trade for three centuries. The hanseatic league of trading towns and ports was a dominant mercantile force in the region between the twelfth and sixteenth centuries, but until recently there has been little attempt to address its archaeological legacy. The league died slowly as england contested with the netherlands for dominance in northern european commerce and sweden emerged as the chief commercial power in the baltic sea region the hanseatic league's diet met for the last time in 1669.
In the mid-13th century, the city joined the hanseatic league and thus counts amongst the first hanseatic cities until the 17th century, the hanseatic league dominated trade in northern europe until the 17th century, the hanseatic league dominated trade in northern europe. On the routes of the hanseatic league nowadays a holiday to northern germany will take you to visit a region of bucolic charm notwithstanding the land’s capital kiel, a brusque, working port, it is free of urban development, its gentle baltic coast notched by fjords, its west coast wind-blown and wild, and everywhere canopied by colour-washed skyscapes that have long captivated many an. The princes of northern germany revolted against the territorial demands of the danish king on the 22nd of july 1227 there was a battle near bornhöved, which the danes lost valdemar had to give up his supremacy in the baltic region and had to withdraw over the river eider.
Search essay examples browse by category browse by type get expert essay editing help argumentative compare and contrast log in × scroll to top baltic region essay examples 1 total result an analysis of the hanseatic league of northern germany and the baltic region 643 words 1 page company about us contact. Today's topic involves a detailed look at the north: the baltic, scandinavia, northern germany, russia, poland and ukraine, and not forgetting the low countries the political shape of the baltic, of course, was very different from that of modern times. The original hanseatic league saw its members work together to defend their economic interests and ease trade, before being overwhelmed by the emergence of powerful modern nation states. By 1285, the port cities of riga, reval (tallinn), dorpat (tartu), viljandi and pärnu were all part of the german-dominated hanseatic league (hansa), and the entire baltic german community retained their culture and language, even their unique dialect, for centuries.