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Gregor Reisch

German Carthusian monk and humanist scholar (c.1467–1525)

1467   -   1525

country of citizenship: Germany
language of expression: Latin
educated at: University of Freiburg
occupation: writer, university teacher, theologian

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Gregor Reisch (c. 1467 - 9 May 1525) was a German Carthusian monk and humanist scholar. He is best known for his compilation, Margarita Philosophica, one of the earliest printed encyclopedias of general knowledge.
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Margarita Philosophica

encyclopedia, first published 1503

author: Gregor Reisch

1503

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