It thence flows east to Meran, and then south-east to Botzen, where it receives the Eisak (6 ft.), and becomes navigable.
The most considerable towns on its banks (south of Botzen) are Trent and Rovereto, in Tirol, and Verona and Legnago, in Italy.
In the Industrial Museum there is (besides collections of various kinds) some good painted glass of the 16th century, taken from the neighbouring Benedictine monastery of Muri (founded 1027, suppressed 1841 - the monks, are now quartered at Gries, near Botzen, in Tirol).
"At the foot of sunny vineyards," says Treitschke, "the house of the Teutonic Order now stands at Botzen; on its door is still emblazoned the black cross - in the middle of the shield of the Habsburg-Lorrainers."
The line then descends through the Eisack valley past Brixen (34 m.) to Botzen (24 m.).
Of Botzen and 564 m.
The capital is Innsbruck, while other important towns are Trent, Botzen and Rovereto.
Besides the great railway line over the Brenner, there are other lines from Botzen past Meran to Mals, from Franzensfeste up the Pusterthal to Lienz in the Drave valley, and from Innsbruck, by a tunnel beneath the Arlberg Pass to the Vorarlberg and the Rhine valley.
He travelled by Geneva, all through Switzerland, to Botzen, where he found the emperor.
BOTZEN, or Bozen (Ital.
Botzen is a Teutonic town amid Italian surroundings.
Botzen is the busiest commercial town in the German-speaking portion of Tirol, being admirably situated at the junction of the Brenner route from Germany to Italy with that from Switzerland down the Upper Adige valley or the Vintschgau.
The pons Drusi (probably over the Adige, just below Botzen) is mentioned in the 4th century by the Peutinger Table.
In the 7th to 8th centuries Botzen was held by a dynasty of Bavarian counts.
Mendel Pass (Botzen to Cles), railway on the E.
It has been argued that the runes of the Teutonic peoples have been derived from a form of the Etruscan alphabet, inscriptions in which are spread over a great part of northern Italy, but of which the most characteristic are found in the neighbourhood of Lugano, and in Tirol near Innsbruck, Botzen and Trent.