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Bidding Information
Lot #    17007
Auction End Date    1/23/2007 12:03:00 PM (mm/dd/yyyy)
          
Title Information
Title (English)    Briefe das Studium der Theologie betreffend
Title (Hebrew)    Erster [und] zweyter Theil
Author    Johann Gottfried Herder
City    Weimar
Publisher    Karl Rudolph Hoffmanns
Publication Date    1785
          
Collection Information
Independent Item    This listing is an independent item not part of any collection
          
Description Information
Physical
Description
   Second and improved edition. 388 pp., 164:90 mm., usual light age staining, nice margins, stamps. A very good copy bound in contemporary paper wrappers, split.
          
Detailed
Description
   Johann Gottfried von Herder (August 25, 1744 December 18, 1803), German poet, critic, theologian, and philosopher, is best known for his influence on authors such as Goethe and the role he played in the development of the larger cultural movement known as romanticism. Born in Mohrungen (Polish: Morag) in the Kingdom of Prussia, Herder grew up in a poor household learning from his father's Bible and songbook. Starting in 1762 he studied at the University of Königsberg, where he was influenced by Johann Georg Hamann and Immanuel Kant before he took his 'critical turn'. Now a preacher, in 1764 Herder went to Riga to teach. It was during this period that he produced his first major works, which were literary criticism.
          
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Listing Classification
Period
  
18th Century:    Checked
  
Location
Germany:    Checked
  
Subject
Other:    Theology
  
Characteristic
Language:    German
  
Manuscript Type
  
Kind of Judaica