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Hartmann Schedel
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Hartmann Schedel was born in Nuremberg. After studying canon law and medicine at Leipzig and Padua, he was engaged as city physician in the Bavarian cities of Amberg and Nördlingen, before returning to his native Nuremberg in the early 1480s. Throughout his life, he copied manuscripts, collected inscriptions, and acquired books avidly, thus building up one of the larges…

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Green, Jonathan, “Hartmann Schedel”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 18 October 2019 <>
First published online: 2015

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