Franklin

Der Clocker thurn bin ich genant : vn[d] meld hie d[er] vo[n] güntzburg schand, wie wol ich nur ein Steinhauff bin, zwingt mich doch des eua[n]geliste[n] sin, dan[n] sie mich habend missgebraucht, mit mir gestrafft den armen hauff, dem christus selb sein wort verheisst, als Lucas klar am sibenden weisst, wo fischer schnitzer bierwirt regiert, die pollici wirdt leicht zerstört.

Other Title:
Clockerthurn
Glockenthurm
Glockenturm
Publication:
[Tübingen : Ulrich Morhart, 1523]
Format/Description:
Book
[16] p. ; 20 cm. (4to)
Fingerprint:
o-e- gtst nner oln) (C) 1523 (Q)
Subjects:
Günzburg (Germany) -- History.
Reformation -- Germany -- Günzburg.
Reformation -- Germany -- 1517-1648 -- Pamphlets.
Place of Publication:
Germany Tübingen.
Summary:
Pamphlet written in defence of the citizens of Günzburg who had listened to the sermons of Hans Jakob Wehe, a reforming priest who was also a cousin of Johan Eberlin. The priest of Günzburg had the magistrates of the town imprison several of those citizens in the town's clocktower. Cf. Dipple.
Notes:
Anonymous pamphlet, often attributed to Johann Eberlin, but the authenticity of Eberlin's authorship of this work has been disputed. Cf. Dipple.
Place of printing and printer's name from VD 16; text dated at end: Datum in einem dorff zwůundsibentzig meyll von Niclasport jm xxiij. jare.
Signatures: A-B⁴ (A2 missigned A3).
Leaf A2 signed "A iij".
Without pagination.
Title within woodcut border.
Initial space with guide letter.
Printed marginalia.
Local notes:
Purchased for the Penn Libraries in 1952.
Penn Chronology:
1523
Cited in:
BM STC German, 1455-1600, p. 379
Dipple, G. Antifraternalism and anticlericalism, p. 203
Kuczyński, A. Thesaurus libellorum, 631
Pegg, M. Libraries of Great Britain and Ireland, 1311
Panzer, G. Annalen der ältern deutsche Litteratur, II, 1865
VD 16 E129
Contributor:
Eberlin von Günzburg, Johann, ca. 1470-1533.
Morhart, Ulrich, d. 1554, printer.
Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
German Culture Class Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
57703405
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