Magdalena Herman || HAB

Printing Imperial Splendour: Late 16th-Century Editions of ‚The Triumphal Procession of Pope Clement VII and Emperor Charles V After the Coronation at Bologna on 24 February 1530‘ This project aims to rethink the dating and authorship of the third edition of ‚The Triumphal Procession of Pope Clement VII and Emperor Charles V at Bologna,‘ originally […]

Jennifer Powell McNutt || HAB

The Bible for Refugees: A History of the Early Modern French Protestant Bible, 1535-1805 The goal of my fellowship research at the HAB is to further my work on the history of French Protestant Bibles in Europe from the Reformation (Pierre-Robert Olivétan’s 1535 French Bible) to the early Napoleonic era (Geneva’s 1805 French Bible). My […]

Anthony Bruder || HAB

I am a researcher in European literature of the Renaissance, working on the NWO (Dutch Research Council) funded project, ‚Discovering Europe in the Eearly Modern Period: How Literary Bestsellers Shapes a Diverse Community (1517-1713)‘. I focus on the role and representation of multilingualism in relation to European identity in European bestsellers of the sixteenth and […]

Margrét Eggertsdóttir || HAB

The reception of German popular literature in Early-Modern Iceland The Icelandic literary genre called rímur were stories transformed into verse based on extant material. The narrative material itself was varied and by no means exclusively Icelandic. Most popular of all was material from chapbooks (Volksbücher, ‘folk books’), which also enjoyed great popularity on the European […]

Tea Karchava || HAB

From the 15-th century Georgia had got surrounded by Ottoman forces, which culminated in the capture of Constantinople by the Ottomans in 1453 and the Trapezuntine Empire in 1461. Due to events that took place in the Balkans and the eastern Mediterranean, the Papacy saw Georgia, together with the central European countries, as its strategic ally in the detaining of Ottoman expansion.  In the sixties […]

Paul G. Feller-Simmons || HAB

My research at the Herzog August Bibliothek investigates the interplay of Jewish-Christian cross-cultural aural exchanges in Northwestern Europe around 1700. By scrutinizing Christian and Jewish written narratives concerning Jewish aurality, I delve into how these exchanges were perceived and portrayed. Specifically, I focus on seventeenth- and eighteenth-century publications by Christian Hebraists, who examined musical practices […]

Daniela D’Eugenio || HAB

Picturing Ethics: Words and Images in Early Modern Italian Illustrated Collections of Proverbs, Copybooks and Emblem Books My book, tentatively titled “Images of Knowledge. The Textual, the Visual, and the Moral in Early Modern Italian Culture,” explores combinations of text and image intended for moral instruction in Italian print culture from the early sixteenth to […]

Concetta Pennuto || HAB

Concetta Pennuto develops research on women’s health in Early Modern Medicine. Actually, she studies the Padua medical cases of the 16th century conserved in Wolfenbüttel manuscripts. In continuity with a previous Fellowship in Oxford University, her staying in Wolfenbüttel will allows her to achieve a book on Giovanni Battista Da Monte’s gynaecological consultations, collegia and […]

Mirela Altić || HAB

Geographical and Cartographical Knowledge in Jesuit Education (1540– 1773) with Special Regard to German Colleges Members of the Society of Jesus, more than any other religious order of early modern Europe, valued maps and geography not only as a tool for the presentation of their missionary endeavour but also as a powerful expression of their […]

Ivo Wolsing || HAB

Dr. Ivo Wolsing is a postdoctoral researcher in medieval history at Leiden University. His current research project investigates the Alexandreis, a 10-book epic poem about the life of Alexander the Great by the Latin-French author Walter of Châtillon (ca. 1135-ca.1180). In particular, the project aims to understand the impact of the multilingual literary milieu of […]