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Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Narrenschiff


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  • Work Begun

    • (edtf) 1494-02-11
  • Work Locale

    • (naf) Basel (Switzerland)
  • Form

    • (lcgft) Allegories
    • (lcgft) Satirical literature
    • (lcgft) Didactic poetry
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    • Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Narren Schiff
    • Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Narren Schyff
    • Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Narrenschyff
    • Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Hie vahet sich an das neü narren schiff von Narrogonia
    • Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Naragonens schiff
    • Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Narregonens Schiff
    • Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Neü narren schiff von Narrogonia
    • Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Neü narrenschiff von Narrogonia
    • Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Neü schiff ausz Narrogonia
    • Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Neue Narrenschiff
    • Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Nüv schiff von Narragonia
    • Brant, Sebastian, 1458-1521. Nüw schif usz Narragonia
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    • found: Brant, Sebastian. Das Narren Schyff, 1494, via Digitalisierte Sammlungen, Staatsbibliothek zu Berlin, April 15, 2019:title page (full-page woodcut with xylographic text below top of frame surrounding image: "das Narren schyff"; below bottom of frame: "Zů schyff Zů schyff brůder: Ess gat, ess gat"; further text within image: "Ad Narra gonia[m]," "Gaudeam[us] o[mn]es," "har noch," "doctor griff") title page verso (large woodcut with text above and below frame: "Das Narren Schyff. Gen Narragonien") preface, page [3] ("Ein vorred in das narren schyff. Zů nutz vnd heylsamer ler vermanung vnd ervolgung der wyssheit, vernunfft vnd gůter sytten: Ouch zů verachtung vnd straff der narheyt, blintheyt yrrsal vnd dorheit, aller stät, vnd geschlecht der menschen: mit besunderem flyss ernst vnd arbeyt, gesamlet zů Basell: durch Sebastianu[m] Brant. in beyden rechten doctor") colophon, page [312] ("End des narrenschiffs. Hie endet sich, das Narrenschiff ... Gedruckt zů Basel vff die Vasenaht [February 11] ... Im jor ... [1494] ... Io. B. von Olpe")
    • found: Brant, Sebastian. Das nüv schiff vo[n] Narragonia, mit besundere[m] fliss ernst vn[d] arbeit, von nüwe[m] mit vil schöner spruch, exe[m]peln, vn[d] zügesetzte[n] hystorie[n] un[d] materie[n] erlengert, vn[d] schinbarlicher erklert zů Basel durch Sebastianu[m] Brant lerer beid[en] rechte[n], between 11 Feb. 1494 and 23 May 1495, via Freiburger historische Bestände - digital, April 15, 2019:leaf a2r ("Ein vorred i[n] das narre[n] schiff ...") colophon ("End des naragone[n]s schiffs. Hie endet sich dz nüw schif vsz Narragonia ... Gedruckt zů Strassburg vff die Vasenacht ... Im iar ... [1494]," that is, between 11 Feb. 1494 and 23 May 1495; followed by printer's mark of Johann Grüninger)
    • found: Brant, Sebastian. Hie vahet sich an das neü narrenschiff vo[n] narrogonia zů nutz vnd heylsamer ler czů vermeyden straff der narheyt mit mer erneüru[n]g vn[d] le[n]gru[n]g durch Sebastianu[m] Brand doctor in beyden rechten, 1495, via Internet Archive, April 15, 2019:colophon (End des narregone[n]s schiffs. Hie endet sich dz neü schiff ausz Narrago[n]ia ... gedruckt ... zů Augspurg ... vo[n] Hannsen Sschönsperger [sic] Im jar ... [1495] Am sampstag vor vnsers herren auffart [23 May])
    • found: Brant, Sebastian. Hie vahet sich an das neü narren schiff vo[n] narrogonia zů nutz vnd heylsamer ler zů vermeyden straffe der narrheyt mit mer erneüru[n]g vn[d] lengru[n]g durch Sebastianu[m] Brand doctor in beyden rechten, 1498, via MDZ/BSB, April 15, 2019: colophon (End des varregone[n]s [sic] schiffs. Hie endet sich das neü schiff ausz Narrogo[n]ia ... getruckt ... zů Augspurg ... vo[n] hannsen Schönsperger Im jar ... [1498] am aftermontag nach vnsers herren auffart [28 May])
    • found: Incunabula short title catalogue, April 15, 2019(12 entries with supplied title "Das Narrenschiff [German]", including: ib01080000 (Das Narrenschiff [German], published Basel : Johann Bergmann, de Olpe, 11 Feb. 1494); ib01081000 (Das Narrenschiff [German]. An expanded text, entitled "Das neue Narrenschiff"; published Strassburg : Johann (Reinhard) Grüninger, "11 Feb. 1494" [i.e. between 11 Feb. 1494 and 23 May 1495]); ib01083000 (Das Narrenschiff [German]. An expanded text, entitled "Das neue Narrenschiff"; published Augsburg : Johann Schönsperger, 23 May 1495); ib01085000 (Das Narrenschiff [German]. An expanded text, entitled "Das neue Narrenschiff"; published Augsburg : Johann Schönsperger, 29 May 1498))
    • found: Gesamtkatalog der Wiegendrucke, April 15, 2019:05041-05047 (7 entries for "Brant, Sebastian: Das Narrenschiff," beginning with edition published Basel : Johann Bergmann, 11.II.1494) 05048-05052 (5 entries for "Brant, Sebastian: Das neue Narrenschiff," including Strassburg : [Johann Grüninger], 11.2.1494 [that is, between 11.2.1495 and 23.5.1495]; Augsburg : Johann Schönsperger, 23.V.1495; Strassburg: Johann Grüninger, 24.VIII.1497)
    • found: Sébastien Brant, 500e anniversaire de La nef des folz, c1494:page 183 (entry 87: first edition, listed as Das Narren Schyff. Basel: Johann Bergmann von Olpe, uff die Vasenaht [11. February] 1494) page 191 (entry 91: Das nüv schiff von Narragonia, Strassburg : [Johann Grüninger], 11 February 1494 or rather before 23 May 1495; note by Astrid Breith: Grüninger printed 3 German editions of Das Narrenschiff, all of which were interpolated with unauthorized material; the first 2 were reprinted by Johann Schönsperger in Augsburg; Grüninger's alterations affect both text and illustratons; alterations to the text often substantial, although limited to chapters 1-49 and 109-112; Brant protested against the alterations to his text)
    • found: Knape, Joachim. Sebastian Brant Bibliographie, 2015:page 25 (list of Brant's works; "Narrenschiff" is entered as "W1" ; includes original German and adaptations in Low German, Dutch and Latin) page 394 (illustration of title page of first edition of Das Narrenschiff, Basel, 1494, showing a full-page illustration incorporating text "das Narren schyff"; reference to entry D129) page 398 (entry D129: Brant, Sebastian. [Narrenschiff]. First edition, published 11 February 1494) pages 398-405 (entries D129-D147; 19 German editions of Das Narrenschiff published1494-1566, including also Grüninger's interpolated editions and their reprints; all with supplied title "[Narrenschiff]"; all referenced as "W1")
    • found: German Wikipedia, April 15, 2019(Das Narrenschiff (Brant); alternatively: Dass Narrenschyff ad Narragoniam; a work by Sebastian Brant, printed in 1494 by Johann Bergmann von Olpe in Basel; the most successful book in German before the Reformation; a late medieval moral satire, portraying a typology of more than 100 fools on a voyage to the fictional land Narragonien, thus holding up a critical and satirical mirror to humanity by means of an entertaining description of their vices and other qualities)
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    • 2003-11-11: new
    • 2019-04-17: revised
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