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Guide to Mathesius, Johann, Joachimsthaler Chronica. Manuscript, circa 1580

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Descriptive Summary

Title:

Mathesius, Johann, Joachimsthaler Chronica. Manuscript (Ms 68)

Dates:

circa 1580

Manuscript Number:

Codex Ms 68

Size:

1 volume; 33 x 20 cm

Repository:

Special Collections Research Center
University of Chicago Library
1100 East 57th Street
Chicago, Illinois 60637 U.S.A.

Abstract:

On church and school reforms. Text in German. Codex Ms 68.

Information on Use

Access

The manuscript is open for research.

Citation

When quoting material from this collection, the preferred citation is: Mathesius, Johann, Joachimsthaler Chronica. Manuscript, Codex Ms 68, Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library

Scope Note

The first document (ff. 1r-16r)in the codex is chronicles on Protestant church and school reforms by Johann Mathesius (1504-1565). These were reforms Mathesius carried out himself as a minister. The second main part (ff. 19r-140r) is called "Chronicles of the Rammelsberg Mines in the Harz Mountains, near St. Joachimsthal." This section is not by Mathesius, but rather by an unknown author or group of authors. This section discusses the history of mining operations in the area.

Bound in modern quarter cloth.

Text in German.

140 leaves.

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Subject Headings

INVENTORY

Volume 1

Codex Ms 68

View cover (front)-fol. 70v.

View fols. 71r-cover (back.)