history compiled from older and contemporary sources by the Nuremberg doctor, humanist, and bibliophile Hartmann Schedel (–), is one of the most. Or “The Nuremberg Chronicle”. Editor Anton Koberger. Nuremberg, Latin and German editions. German translation by Georg Alt (). The World. The Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel printed in Nuremberg by Anton The text is a universal history of the Christian world from the beginning of times.
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The views of towns, some authentic, some invented or copied from older models, are of both artistic and topographical interest. Toggle navigation World Digital Library.
Sebastian Kammermeister and Sebald Schreyer financed the printing in a contract dated March 16,although preparations had been well under way for several years. Many copies of the book are coloured, with varying degrees of skill; there were specialist shops for this. The colouring scheedl some examples has been added much later, and some copies have been broken up for sale as decorative prints.
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The Nuremberg Chronicle
Because they had to be handwritten, books were previously rare and very expensive. They also commissioned George Alt —a scribe at the Nuremberg treasury, to translate the work into German.
Want to know more? During his life time Parker assembled an impressive schdel of Medieval and Renaissance manuscripts and early printed books, which he bequeathed to Corpus Christi College Cambridge in The project was completed on 23 December Uncolored Nuremberg Chronicle World Map 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.
Two Nuremberg merchants, Sebald Schreyer — and his son-in-law, Sebastian Kammermeister —commissioned the Latin version of the chronicle. Listen to this page.
Chronilce Nuremberg entrepreneur Sebald Schreyer and his brother-in-law, Sebastian Kammermeister, financed the production of the book. The blocks and the archetype were to be returned to the patrons once the printing was completed. The patrons agreed to advance gulden for paper, printing costs, and the distribution and sale of the book.
“The World Chronicle” by Hartmann Schedel – German prints
Physical Description pages: Retrieved from ” https: Schedel is best known for his writing the text for the Nuremberg Chronicleknown as Schedelsche Weltchronik English: He quickly became the most successful publisher in Germany, eventually owning 24 printing presses and having many offices in Germany and abroad, from Lyon to Buda.
As with other books of the period, many of the woodcuts, showing towns, battles or kings were used more than once in the book, with the text labels merely changed; one count of the number of original woodcuts is According to an inventory done inSchedel’s personal library contained manuscripts and printed books. Chrroniclehumanist, historian, cartographer. He earned a doctorate in medicine in Padua inthen settled in Nuremberg to practice medicine and collect books.
Schedel’s World Chroniclepublished in in Nuremberg. In other projects Wikimedia Commons.
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. The view of Florence was adapted from an engraving by Francesco Rosselli.
It contains woodcuts produced from blocks. Schedel was also a notable collector of books, art and old master prints.
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Treasures of the Library: Biblical paraphrases books Incunabula German literature German chronicles 15th-century history books 15th-century Latin books World Digital Library exhibits. Views Read Edit View history. The Making of the Nuremberg Chronicle.