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Eighteenth-century monastic libraries in southern Germany and Austria

Eric Garberson

Eighteenth-century monastic libraries in southern Germany and Austria

architecture and decorations

by Eric Garberson

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Published by Verlag Valentin Koerner in Baden-Baden .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Germany, Southern.,
  • Austria.,
  • Germany, Southern,
  • Austria
    • Subjects:
    • Library architecture -- Germany, Southern,
    • Library architecture -- Austria,
    • Library decoration -- Germany, Southern,
    • Library decoration -- Austria,
    • Monastic libraries -- Germany, Southern -- History -- 18th century,
    • Monastic libraries -- Austria -- History -- 18th century,
    • Architecture -- Germany, Southern -- 18th century,
    • Architecture -- Austria -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesMonastic libraries.
      StatementEric Garberson.
      SeriesSaecula spiritalia ;, v. 37, Saecula spiritalia ;, Bd. 37.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ679.2.G3 G37 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 226 p., 34 p. of plates :
      Number of Pages226
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL470626M
      ISBN 103873204371
      LC Control Number98193338
      OCLC/WorldCa39477528

      The volume opens with Alois Schmid’s excellent overview of the place of the library, both as a collection of books and — in the baroque period — as an often grand physical space, in monastic. Eighteenth century register of emigrants from southwest Germany (to America and other countries) Apollo, Pa.: Closson Press, [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Werner Hacker.

      While HELMUT ZEDELMAIER (Munich) particularly investigated the collections of “naturalia” and “scientifica” at Kloster Irsee in comparison to other monastic collections in Southern Germany, STEPHAN KELLNER (Munich) presented the libraries at Irsee and gave a detailed analysis of the books acquired and the scientific themes preferred in the second half of the eighteenth century. The monastery's scriptorium was also a major site for the production of manuscripts. In the 15th century the abbey became the centre of the Melk Reform movement which reinvigorated the monastic life of Austria and Southern Germany. Today's impressive Baroque abbey was built between and to designs by Jakob Prandtauer.

        : Monastic Prisons and Torture Chambers: Crime and Punishment in Central European Monasteries, (): Lehner, Ulrich L.: BooksReviews: 6. Maria Laach Abbey (in German: Abtei Maria Laach, in Latin: Abbatia Maria Lacensis or Abbatia Maria ad Lacum) is a Benedictine abbey situated on the southwestern shore of the Laacher See (Lake Laach), near Andernach, in the Eifel region of the Rhineland-Palatinate in is a member of the Beuronese Congregation within the Benedictine Confederation.


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Eighteenth-century monastic libraries in southern Germany and Austria. Baden-Baden: Verlag Valentin Koerner, (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Eric Garberson.

eighteenth-century monastic libraries in southern germany and austria architecture and decorations verlag valentin koerner • baden-baden. Library - Library - The Middle Eighteenth-century monastic libraries in southern Germany and Austria book and the Renaissance: As European monastic communities were set up (from as early as the 2nd century ad), books were found to be essential to the spiritual life.

The rule laid down for observance by several monastic orders enjoined the use of books: that of the Benedictine order, especially, recognized the importance of reading and study, making mention of a.

Among the many beautiful monuments of the late Baroque period are several monastic libraries built in Southern Germany and in Austria around the middle of the 18th Century. They are located away from urban centers and are not along well-traveled tourist routes; they. It is very well illustrated.

Eric Garberson’s Eighteenth-Century Monastic Libraries in Southern Germany and Austria: Architecture and Decorations is unfortunately illustrated in black and white, but is a plainly written and most informative look at one of Austrian Catholicism’s most important visual art forms at its zenith.

Eighteenth-Century Monastic Libraries in Southern Germany and Austria: The Darnton Debate: Books and Revolution in the Eighteenth Century edited by Haydn T.

Mason David Andress Kegan Pauly A Victorian Imprint by Leslie Howsam He is the author of History of Book and Libraries in the Philippines, (Manila: National.

T his book makes available expanded versions of papers given at a symposium jointly organized by the Wolfenbütteler Arbeitskreis für Buch- Bibliotheks- und Mediengeschichte and the Stiftsbibliothek St Gallen in Aprilfocusing on monastic libraries in southern Germany, Austria, and Switzerland in the early modern period.

The fifteen contributions, all of them of absorbing interest. Admont Abbey is a Benedictine monastery located on the Enns River in the town of Admont, Austria. It is the oldest remaining monastery in Styria and contains the largest monastic library in the world.

The abbey is known for its Baroque architecture, art, and manuscripts. Formerly Libraries & Culture, through vol no. 2, Spring (E-ISSN:Print ISSN: ).

Information and Culture publishes original, high-quality, peer reviewed articles examining the social and cultural influences and impact of information and its associated technologies, broadly construed, on all areas of human endeavor.

In keeping with the spirit of information. "Eighteenth Century Register of Emigrants from Southwest Germany (to America and other countries)." ed.

Prof. Werner Hacker, Closson Press. Apollo, PA, This book includes eighteenth century emigrants to America and other countries. It covers the geographical areas of today's Baden, Wuerttemberg, Rhine Palatinate and Saarland in Southwest. The library was dismantled along with the existing book stock, about 3, volumes.

Inthe Benedictine monks resettled the monastery and re-stocked the library. About 69 manuscripts from this library can be found in other places in Germany and beyond.

The monastery's scriptorium was also a major site for the production of manuscripts. In the fifteenth century the abbey became the centre of the Melk Reform movement which reinvigorated the monastic life of Austria and Southern Germany.

Today's Baroque abbey was built between and to designs by Jakob Prandtauer. Founded in by Archbishop Gebhard of Salzburg, Admont Abbey quickly gained prominence as one of the most important monastic centers in Austria and what is now known as Southern Germany.

Throughout the 17th and 18th centuries, the abbey excelled in artistic productivity and commissioned world famous sculptures and embroiderers to create works of art for the abbey, which can clearly be seen by the magnificence of the library.

Included are specimens in Uncial, Visigothic, Merovingian, Beneventan, and humanist scripts, as well as numerous examples of Caroline minuscule and Gothic book hands,with a particular richness in eleventh- and twelfth-century manuscripts from Southern Germany.

The fragments described in the catalogue are almost all derived from books. Altenburg Abbey in Austria The eighteenth century saw the construction of some of the most lavish libraries ever constructed.

Altenburg Abbey in Austria was constructed in Its grand hall is specially designed to exaggerate the size of the relatively modest collection of books the abbey. Eighteenth-Century Monastic Libraries in Southern Germany and Austria: Architecture and Decoration.

Baden-Baden: Valentin Koerner, Garrett, Jeffrey. "Redefining Order in the German Library, " Eighteenth-Century Studies, 33 (), Generali, Dario.

"La biblioteca gesuitica del Collegio Braidense di Milano.". Altenburg Abbey in Austria The eighteenth century saw the construction of some of the most lavish libraries ever constructed. Altenburg Abbey in Austria was constructed in Its grand hall is especially designed to exaggerate the size of the relatively modest collection of books the abbey.

The monastery’s scriptorium was also a major site for the production of manuscripts. In the 15th century the abbey became the centre of the Melk Reform movement which reinvigorated the monastic life of Austria and Southern Germany.

Eighteenth-Century Monastic Libraries in Southern Germany and Austria: Architecture and Decoration (Baden-Baden: Verlag Valentin Koerner, ) pp. DM ISBN Gassert, Philipp and Daniel S.

Mattern. Germany was the birthplace of many of history's most famous and important composers including Ludwig van Beethoven and Johann Sebastian Bach.

The work of these composers, among others, was integral to the transition of music from the classical period to the romantic period. In Germany was the world's fifth largest musical market. The two Benedictine scholars Bernhard and Hieronymus Pez are two of the most important historians and editors in the eighteenth century.

To obtain the materials for their various editorial projects they established a wide network of correspondents across central Europe, and also travelled to monasteries in Austria and Southern Germany to search.Garberson’s Eighteenth-Century Monastic Libraries in Southern Germany and Austria deals mainly with the physical structure of the libraries, but it does attend.

Admont, Austria, is home to the world’s largest monastery library. Its architecture, frescoes and sculptures are built in the late Baroque style, and it holds ab volumes, with its oldest manuscript dating back to the 8th century. If you can’t visit in real life, this is one of many stunning places you can take a virtual tour of.