German proverbs in the handwriting of Martin Luther and relating documents
German proverbs in the handwriting of Martin Luther, a transcript of part of Luther's proverbs, and attestations of the genuineness of the writing of the proverbs.
- Creation: 16th-19th century
0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Add. A. 92, fols. 1-2].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Add. A. 92, Add. C. 309
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 18679
German proverbs in the handwriting of Martin Luther and relating documents, chiefly written in the first half of the 16th century by M. Luther.
Biographical / Historical
Martin Luther (1483-1546) was a theologist and reformer.
Other Finding Aids
Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, nos. 28897-28898.
According to Dr. Becher MS. Add. A. 92 passed from -- Lingke of Zeitz to Johann Theodor Lingke, and at his death in 1801 at Torgau to his son August Theodor Lingke, who died at Dresden in 1838.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased on March 10, 1865, from H. Skutsch, bookseller of Breslau (see fol. viii of no. 28898), for £45.
- German proverbs in the handwriting of Martin Luther and relating documents
- EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
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