Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft


Subject:
Literature by Place , History By Place , Germany , German

Description:
Exhibit devoted to "the activities and membership of the Fruchtbringende Gesellschaft [Fruitbearing Society], the earliest German learned society, founded in 1617." The Society "promoted the use of German as a literary and scholarly language by the attention it focused on important new works of German scholarship and literature ... publishing these works through most of the 17th century." Features annotated images of publications, manuscripts, engravings, and related material. From the University of California, Berkeley, Library.

Publisher:
University of California, Berkeley

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/news_events/fbg/contents.html


PID= res:lii-22194