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It is one of the best-documented early printed books—an incunabulum —and one of the first to successfully integrate illustrations and text. English Choose a language for shopping. It has been estimated that a bound and colored copy cost six guilders.

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Nuremberg was one of the largest cities in the Holy Roman Empire in the s, with a population of between 45, and 50, Title in Original Language Liber chronicarum. Both a historical reference work and a contemporary survey of urban culture at the end of the 15th century, the Chronicle had a remarkable influence on the cultural, ecclesiastical and intellectual history of the Middle Ages.

The book is a reprint of a chronicle. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. Biblical paraphrases books Incunabula German literature German chronicles 15th-century history books 15th-century Latin books World Digital Library exhibits.

The patrons agreed to advance gulden for paper, printing costs, and the distribution and sale of the book. It was commissioned by Sebald Schreyer — and Sebastian Kammermeister — 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.

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Liber chronicarum, Nuremberg, 1493

This is a faithful photographic reproduction of a two-dimensional, public domain work of art. 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. Chronicle of the World – The colouring on some examples has been added much later, and some copies have been broken up for sale as decorative prints.


This section needs additional citations for verification. According to an inventory done inSchedel’s personal library contained manuscripts achedel printed books.

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 Nurmeberg and December German physician, humanist, historian and cartographer. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

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In other jurisdictions, re-use of sschedel content may be restricted; see Reuse of PD-Art photographs for details. Institution Bavarian State Library. Uncolored Nuremberg Chronicle World Map