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Schedel’s World Chroniclepublished in in Nuremberg. It was commissioned by Sebald Schreyer — and Sebastian Kammermeister — Some marginalia Inscribed on title page, in at least two different hands: Please help improve this hartmajn by adding citations to reliable sources.
Hartmann Schedel 13 February — 28 November was a German physician, humanisthistorianand one of the first cartographers to use the printing press. Date Created July 12, Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. He earned a doctorate in medicine in Padua inthen settled in Nuremberg to practice medicine and collect books. 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 Learn more click to open popover Customers who viewed this item also viewed Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1 This shopping feature will continue to load items.
The Nuremberg Chronicle
It is an enjoyable window into printing and woodcuts and world of 16th Century thought. Its binding is pigskin. You’ll make a friend for life: The official position taken by the Wikimedia Foundation is that ” faithful reproductions of two-dimensional public domain works of art are public domain “. This book is absolutely beautiful in it’s reproduction, but I’ve never been a big fan of colored woodcuts.
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First, the cover is an artificial suede that is -really- suceptiable to damage. Drawn by the author from multiple medieval and Renaissance sources, such as Cbronicle, Vincent of Beauvais, Martin of Tropau, Flavius Blondus, Bartolomeo Platina and Philippus de Bergamo Iacopo Filippo Forestathe Chronicle also incorporates geographical and historical information on European countries and towns.
Nuremberg Chronicle – Wikipedia
The second drawback is merely personal preference – this edition reproduces a hand-colored version of the text. With my purchase of Taschen’s edition of Schadel’s Weltchronik Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. In the meantime, a German translation was commissioned by the two financiers to Georg Alt circaa scribe at Nuremberg treasury, and the German edition was printed alongside the Latin one between January and December 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.
Matheolus Perusinus served as his tutor. From Wikimedia Commons, the free media repository. The Nuremberg Schedep is an illustrated biblical paraphrase and world history that follows the story of human history related in the Bible; it includes the histories of a number of important Western cities.
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Hartmann Schedel – Wikipedia
The colouring on some examples has been added much later, and some copies have been broken up for sale as decorative prints. Sebastian Kammermeister and Sebald Schreyer financed the printing in a contract dated March 16,although preparations had been well under way for several years.
Because they had to be handwritten, books were previously rare and very expensive. German Wikisource has original text related to this article: Write a customer review.
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There is a handwritten note, datedon the index title page; however, if anyone is named, it is not decipherable. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?