German authorities attribute the invention to an organ builder, Friederici of Gera, and give the date about 1758 or 1760.
The other victim whose doom was bequeathed to the new king was Shimei, the son of Gera.
In 1682 he went to the Gymnasium at Gera, and three years later to the university of Wittenberg.
If they stood fast behind the Elbe, he must still attack them by way of Gera and Hof.
On the 20th of September it arrived before Erfurt, an important fortified town on the Gera, which surrendered at discretion.
The daring act of the Benjamite, Ehud, the son of Gera, was of greater significance.
The Gera people were much more warlike and turbulent, and seemed to have more substance in them, though less apt at learning.
Shimei the son of Gera fell down before the king, when he was come over the Jordan.
His letter, dated at Gera, is written in the most elaborate style of insult.
Napoleon executed another very remarkable change of strategic front in his march from Gera upon Jena and Naumburg in 1806.
grain. (1.) The son of Bela and grandson of Benjamin (1 Chr. 8:3, 5,7). (2.) The father of Ehud the judge (Judg. 3:15). (3.) The father of Shimei, who so grossly abused David (2 Sam. 16:5; 19:16, 18).