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 illustration for the city of Venice is sdhedel from a much larger woodcut of by Erhard Reuwich in the first illustrated printed travel book, the Sanctae Perigrinationes of Uncolored Nuremberg Chronicle World Map Creator Schedel, Hartmann, The Making of the Nuremberg Chronicle.

Thirty-five patrician families comprised the City Council.

An album he had bound inwhich once contained five engravings by Jacopo de’ Barbariprovides important evidence for dating de’ Barbari’s work. He was born and died in Nuremberg. Retrieved from ” https: Toggle navigation World Digital Library. Item Wkrld No Metadata Available.

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Views Read Edit View history. He earned a doctorate in medicine in Padua inthen settled in Nuremberg to practice medicine and collect books. An estimated to Latin and to German copies were published.


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Type of Item Books. Title in Original Language Liber chronicarum. 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.

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Matheolus Perusinus served as his tutor. It was commissioned by Sebald Schreyer — and Sebastian Kammermeister — Pleydenwurff, Wilhelm Wolgemut, Michael, No Contents List Available.

This page was last edited on 29 Decemberat 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 Wolgemut and his stepson Wilhelm Pleydenwurff were first commissioned to provide the illustrations inand a further contract of December 29,commissioned manuscript layouts of the text and illustrations.


A drawing by Wolgemut for the elaborate frontispiece, datedis in the British Museum. 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 Retrieved from ” https: This brilliantly colored copy, owned by Schedel, contains valuable additional matter, such as Erhard Etzlaub’s map of the road to Rome.

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The author of the text, Hartmann Schedelot a medical doctor, humanist and book collector. It is one of the best-documented early printed books—an incunabulum —and one of the first to successfully integrate illustrations and text.

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