Hartmann Schedel: Nuremberg Chronicle (Taschen Jumbo Series) [Stephan Fussel] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. MUST-HAVE. Nuremberg chronicle by Hartmann Schedel page in the Teaching with Unique Collections site. Nuremberg: Anton Koberger, First and only Latin edition of the most fully realized illustrated book of the fifteenth century and one of the most impressive.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less. Or maybe even in a display case. Hartmann Schedel’s Chronicle of the World, widely known as The Nuremberg Chronicle, after the German city in which it was created, was a groundbreaking encyclopedic work and, at the time, the most lavishly illustrated book ever printed in Europe.

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Please try again later. Nuremberg was one of the largest cities in the Holy Roman Empire in the s, with a population of between 45, and 50, This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. Schedel was also a notable collector of books, art and old master prints. According to an inventory done inHartmznn personal library contained manuscripts and printed books.

I especially like the way the chronicle reflects the renaissance spirit, neatly weaving the long-known stories of the bible, the rediscovered Greek and Roman sagas Illias etc and ‘modern’ history into one coherent chronicle.

Liber chronicarum, Nuremberg, 1493

Retrieved from ” https: English -speakers have long referred to it as the Nuremberg Chronicle after the city in which it was published.

The Latin edition was printed in Koberger’s shop between May and October schesel ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. The second drawback is merely personal preference – this edition reproduces a hand-colored version of the text.


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Write a customer review. Yvonne van Wensveen myblackhen. Hartmann Schedela doctor and scholar in Nuremberg, wrote this history, beginning at the Book scheedel Genesis and continuing through biblical and Roman history to his contemporary history of Nuremberg, leaving blank pages for the reader to fill in before ending his text with the Apocalypse.

Burning of Jews for the supposed desecration of sacramental wafers in Deggendorf, Bavaria in Public domain Public domain false false. The main contract was dated December 29, ; the work began, however, with agreements made during and I cannot reconcile this “old German” facsimile with the original Nuremberg Chronicle which was written in Latin.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nuremberg Chronicle. Lacking specific background, I could not read it critically but I enjoyed it very much. Description The Liber chronicaruma universal history compiled from older and contemporary sources by the Nuremberg doctor, humanist, and bibliophile Hartmann Schedel —is one of the most densely illustrated and technically advanced works of early printing.

Sebastian Kammermeister and Sebald Schreyer financed the printing in a contract dated March 16,although preparations had been well under way for several years. Schedel is best known for his writing the text for the Nuremberg Chronicleknown as Schedelsche Weltchronik English: Get to Know Us. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Public domain Public domain false false This work is in the public domain in its country of origin and other countries and areas where the copyright term is the author’s life plus years or less.

First, the cover is an artificial suede that is -really- suceptiable to damage.

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. And, the reproductions are wonderful. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. Copyright Office before January 1, TASCHEN was granted rare access to an extraordinary hand-colored copy, and has created a complete facsimile of outstanding quality, true to the original in every respect.


Two Nuremberg merchants, Sebald Schreyer — and his son-in-law, Sebastian Kammermeister —commissioned the Latin version of the chronicle. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Chronicle of the World – Hardcover Stephan Dhronicle 4. Permission Reusing this file.

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English Choose a language for shopping. T he Gordon Newspaper Room opens at 8: This and other sources were used where possible; where no information was available a number of stock images were used, and reused up to eleven times.

The illustration for the city of Venice is adapted from a much larger woodcut of by Erhard Reuwich in the first illustrated printed travel book, the Sanctae Perigrinationes of Laurence to the many other architectural features such as the castle, towers, city gate, and bridge, as well as the paper mill in the bottom right corner. In case you don’t read Old German, the comprehensive annex, with summaries of the book’s main stories, provides a user-friendly way to explore this amazing historical masterpiece.

The chronicle is an illustrated world history, in which the contents are divided into seven ages:. Latin scholars refer to it as Liber Chronicarum Book of Chronicles as this phrase appears in the index introduction of the Latin edition. Under the ‘More’ menu you can find metadata about the itemany transcription and translation we have of the text and find out about downloading or sharing this image.

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