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Contemporaries of Erasmus

Contemporaries of Erasmus: A Biographical Register of the Renaissance and Reformation, Volume 3 - N-Z

Peter G. Bietenholz
Thomas B. Deutscher
Copyright Date: 1987
https://doi.org/10.3138/9781442673335
Pages: 503
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.3138/9781442673335
  • Book Info
    Contemporaries of Erasmus
    Book Description:

    Offers biographical information about the more than 1900 people mentioned in the correspondence and works of Erasmus who died after 1450 and were thus approximately his contemporaries.

    eISBN: 978-1-4426-7333-5
    Subjects: History

Table of Contents

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  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-viii)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. ix-x)
  3. Editorial Notes
    (pp. xi-xii)
  4. BIOGRAPHIES
    (pp. 1-488)

    Ottmar NACHTGALL of Strasbourg, 1487-5 September 1537 Ottmar Nachtgall (Nachtigall, Luscinius) was born in Strasbourg and received his early education from Jakob Wimpfeling. Johann Geiler became interested in him and served as his counsellor and adviser. Nachtgall went to Paris in 1508, studied philosophy and literature, and became profoundly interested in classical literature. Since he was training for a career in the church, he proceeded to Louvain for theology and canon law, thence to Padua, and finally to Vienna, where he studied musical composition under Wolfgang Grefinger. He travelled to the East, traversing Hungary and Transylvania to Greece. By 1511...

  5. Works Frequently Cited
    (pp. 489-493)
  6. Short Title Forms for Erasmus’ Works
    (pp. 494-498)
  7. Contributors
    (pp. 497-498)
  8. Illustration Credits
    (pp. 499-500)
  9. Illustration Index
    (pp. 501-503)