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The Album Amicorum of Johann Freherr, who lived at Nuremberg

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MS. Add. A. 38
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The Album Amicorum of Johann Freherr, who lived at Nuremberg, and entered the university of Altdorf in 1638. His friends are chiefly from those two towns and Bâle, and contribute signatures and complimentary inscriptions. A complete index of their names is in the Library: among them are:
  1. Sir Oliver Flemming (Bâle, Sept. 24, 1640: fol. 54)
  2. Philippus Camerarius, Freherr's grandfather (1623: inserted: fol. 113)
  3. (Ludwig) Joachim Camerarius (Jan. 21, '1638', with arms: fol. 114)
  4. Johannes Buxtorf (Bâle, Sept. 24, 1640: fol. 116)
About half the volume is blank.

Dates

  • Written in A.D. 1638-1640

Extent

232 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • Latin
  • German

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Add. A. 38, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Add. A. 38

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20161

Abstract

The Album Amicorum of Johann Freherr, who lived at Nuremberg

Biographical / Historical

Johann Freherr (fl. 1638-1640).

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, no. 30147

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Probably acquired long before 1860.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

4 1/8 × 6 1/4 in.
Title
The Album Amicorum of Johann Freherr, who lived at Nuremberg
Status
Published
Date
EAD version 2020 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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