Beloit College - Nuremberg Chronicle
 - What's in a Name?

Many early printed books lacked a title page, and the Nuremberg Chronicle is no exception. This fact has led it to be called several things by different groups of people. Scholars refer to it by the Latin title Liber Chronicarum ('Book of Chronicles'), since this phrase occurs in the introduction to the work's index. English speaking bibliophiles, however, have long called it the Nuremberg Chronicle, after the city in which it was published. Finally, Germans have recently begun to call it Die Schedelshe Weltchronik ('Schedel's World History') after its author, whose name appears no where in the printed edition.

About thus Book
What's in a Name?
Medieval World Histories
Patrons and Publishers
- Artists
- Printer
- Latin and German Editions
- A Pirated Copy?
- A Guided Tour of the Nuremberg Chronicle
- Beloit's Copy of the Nuremberg Chronicle

Annotated Bibliography

Book Contents
English Translation
Technical Details


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