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Nuremberg chronicle, or, The book of chronicles from the beginning of the world

Henry Lewis Bullen

Nuremberg chronicle, or, The book of chronicles from the beginning of the world

the most famous of German picture books of the fifteenth century, printed in the free city of Nuremberg in fourteen hundred & ninety-three : its background, its provenance, its creators, its patrons, its illustrations and its literary plan : a monograph

by Henry Lewis Bullen

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Published by Printed for the Book Club of California by John Henry Nash in San Francisco .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nuremberg (Germany),
  • Germany,
  • Nuremberg
    • Subjects:
    • Schedel, Hartmann, 1440-1514.,
    • Printing -- Germany -- Nuremberg -- History -- Origin and antecedents.,
    • Incunabula -- Germany -- Nuremberg -- Bibliography.,
    • Nuremberg (Germany) -- Imprints.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesNuremberg chronicle, Book of chronicles from the beginning of the world, Book of chronicles.
      Statementby Henry Lewis Bullen ; with a leaf from the first Latin edition.
      GenreBibliography.
      ContributionsNash, John Henry, 1871-1947., Rogers, Bruce, 1870-1957, former owner., Book Club of California., Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ241.S31 B9
      The Physical Object
      PaginationXXV p. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6762310M
      LC Control Number31022232

      "The complete and annotated Nuremberg Chronicle of , based on the original edition in the Herzogin Anna Amalia Bibliothek, Weimar"--Title page of The book of Chronicles. Annotation by Stephan Fussel was translated from the German by Ishbel Flett. The Nuremberg Chronicle 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. Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel, with a version in German translation by Georg Alt, it appeared in It is one of the best-documented early printed books - an incunabulum (printed.

      Years after our first meeting Jay Pasachoff acquired this leaf from the Nuremberg Chronicle to accompany his growing collection of landmark books in the history of astronomy. In fact, Professor Pasachoff had raised the topic of the Nuremberg Chronicle at our first encounter, at Williams College on Ap , as Comet P/1 Halley hung in the sky.. After I had delivered the s Scholars. The Nuremberg Chronicle is a tribute to the new craft of the printed illustrated book. What was the content of the Nuremberg Chronicle? a. It was the history of Nuremberg. b. It was the history of Germany. c. It was the history of the world. d. It was the history of the illustrated book.

      T his copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle is fascinating primarily because of its owner – Henry VIII. The book was brought to England probably at the request of Archbishop Thomas Cranmer in and was then included in Henry VIII’s Royal Library, as is evident from the shelf mark on the title page.   The “Nuremberg Chronicle” is a history of the world from Creation to the publishing of the book in It was printed in Nuremberg, Germany (hence its common English name, which is not what the book was actually titled). It was a popular book and many copies have survived, making it one of the most-studied early incunabula (printed, not.


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Nuremberg chronicle, or, The book of chronicles from the beginning of the world by Henry Lewis Bullen Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Liber Chronicarum by Hartmann Schedel printed in Nuremberg by Anton Koberger inor Nuremberg Chronicle as it is generally called, is one of the most important German incunables and the most extensively illustrated book of the 15th century. The text is a universal history of the Christian world from the beginning of times to the early s, written in Latin by the Nuremberg physician.

The Liber Chronicarum (Book of Chronicles) - also known as Die Schedelsche Weltchronik (Schedel's World Nuremberg chronicle and the Nuremberg Chronicle - is a history of the world from the 15th-century European Christian perspective written by the German physician and humanist Hartmann Schedel () and illustrated by painters Michael Wolgemut and Wilhelm Pleydenwurff.

Hartmann Schedel’s Weltchronik, or Chronicle of the World (better known today 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/5(19).

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/5(6).

The Liber chronicarum, a 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.

It contains woodcuts produced from blocks. The Nuremberg entrepreneur Sebald Schreyer and his brother-in-law, Sebastian.

The Nuremberg Chronicle: A History of the World 2nd March Author: Hartmann Schedel. Publication Date: Shelfmark: The Nuremberg Chronicle is for good reason one of the most well-known incunabula in existence. Produced by the esteemed printer Anton Koberger (?) and compiled by the humanist Hartmann Schedel (), this world history is unique in.

early printed books - an incunabulum (printed, not hand-written) - and one of the first to successfully integrate illustrations and text. Latin scholars refer to it as Liber Chronicarum (Book of Chronicles) as this phrase appears in the index introduction of the Latin edition.

English speakers have long referred to it as the Nuremberg Chronicle. First English edition of the Nuremberg chronicle: being the Liber chronicarum of Dr. Hartmann Schedel Publication Info: Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center Availability: Please contact the University of Wisconsin Digital Collections center.

Print source: First English edition of the Nuremberg chronicle. The Nuremberg chronicle, or, The book of chronicles from the beginning of the world: the most famous of German picture books of the fifteenth century, printed in the free city of Nuremberg in fourteen hundred & ninety-three: its background, its provenance, its creators, its patrons, its illustrations and its literary plan: a monograph.

The Nuremberg Chronicle, a history of the world, contains some of the most beautiful woodcuts ever designed. This splendid selection depicts 91 locales - Athens, Paris, Rome, Vienna.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability.

80 pages. This major work, by the Nuremberg doctor Hartmann Schedel, generally known as the Nuremberg Chronicle was printed by the foremost printer of the day in Nuremberg, Anton Koberger.

It is a history of the world from the Creation to his own day and is remarkable for its illustrations, its graphic design and for its woodcuts and description of cities.

Author: Hartmann Schedel Language: Latin Date: AD Pages: Price: $ History/Description: "The Nuremberg Chronicle" is an illustrated biblical paraphrase, and world history, that follows the story of human history as it relates to the includes the histories of a number of important Western cities.

It's written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel, with a German translation by. The Nuremberg Chronicle 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.

Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel, with a version in German, translation by Georg Alt, it appeared in It is one of the best-documented early printed books—an incunabulum—and.

A more recent overview is provided by Stephan Füssel’s introduction to Chronicle of the World: the Complete and Annotated Nuremberg Chronicle of (Cologne, ). 7 Stephan Füssel discusses the contents in detail in the appendix to Chronicle of the World.

8 A catalog of the city views is given by Rücker, pp. He collected books, having amassed some printed editions, and borrowed most of his text from other humanist chronicles.

First written in Latin and almost immediately translated to German so it could be accessible to a wider public, the book tells the story of the Christian world, from creation to the time of the Chronicle’s publication.

The Nuremberg Chronicle 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.

Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel, with a version in German translation by Georg Alt, it appeared in It is one of the best-documented early printed books—an incunabulum —and. The opening book (chapter) of the Nuremberg Chronicle features circles or spheres to illustrate the creation of the world.

The Nuremberg Chronicle is a history of the world, divided into six books or chapters which represent the Six Ages of the world. The Nuremberg Chronicle - Liber chronicarum - was published in It was the most ambitious book printing job undertaken since the invention of movable metal typesetting, only several decades earlier.

It was the most successful of many attempts to write and print a chronicle of the history of the known world from the beginning until that time. The Production Team The Nuremberg Chronicle is credited to a doctor of Nuremberg, Hartmann Schedel, the author of the text, but the book as a whole was a collaborative effort.

In fact, Schedel was known to have had multiple other “world history” books in his library, which he evidently drew from. Composed in the fifteenth century in the city of Nuremberg—for which the book is named—the Chronicle is “the first humanistic and scholastic world history in Germany.”1 Encompassing religious, secular, and mythical themes, this work is essentially a recompilation of ancient histories and medieval chronicles.

The Nuremberg Chronicle 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.

Written in Latin by Hartmann Schedel, with a version in German, translation by Georg Alt, it appeared in It is one of the best-documented early printed books—an incunabulum —and.10 Cush fathered Nimrod, the first mighty warrior on earth.

11 Mizraim fathered the people of Lud, of Anam, of Lehab, of Naphtuh, 12 of Pathros, Casluh and Caphtor, from which the Philistines came. 13 Canaan fathered Sidon, his first-born, then Heth, 14 and the Jebusites, the Amorites, Girgashites, 15 Hivites, Arkites, Sinites.Schedel.

Chronicle of the World - - image 1 Schedel. Chronicle of the World - - image 2 Schedel. Chronicle of the World - - image 3.