Privilege of the Elector of Saxony, Wittenberg (1534)

Source: Würtembergische Landesbibliothek Stuttgart Bb deutsch 154503 (p. 1) and the original handwritten privilege from the Stadtarchiv Wittenberg, scanned from a reprint in Hans Volz, Martin Luthers deutsche Bibeln (Berlin and Altenburg 1981) p. 157

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Privilege of the Elector of Saxony, Wittenberg (1534), Primary Sources on Copyright (1450-1900), eds L. Bently & M. Kretschmer, www.copyrighthistory.org

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Privilege granted in 1534 by John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony, to the Wittenberg-based printers of several works by Martin Luther (as printed in the 1545 edition of Luther's German translation of the Bible)

Full title original language:
Biblia: das ist:|| die gantze Heili=||ge Schrifft:|| Deudsch/ Auffs new || zugericht.|| D. Mart. Luth.||

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This document is associated with the core document: d_1541

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Related documents in this database:
1525: Luther's 'Admonition to the Printers'
1534: Privilege of the Elector of Saxony
1545: Luther's 'Warning to the Printers'

Author: John Frederick I, Elector of Saxony / Martin Luther

Publisher: Hans Lufft

Year: 1534

Location: Wittenberg

Language: German

Source: Würtembergische Landesbibliothek Stuttgart Bb deutsch 154503 (p. 1) and the original handwritten privilege from the Stadtarchiv Wittenberg, scanned from a reprint in Hans Volz, Martin Luthers deutsche Bibeln (Berlin and Altenburg 1981) p. 157

Persons referred to:
Goltz, Moritz
John Frederick I
Luther, Martin
Schramm, Christoph
Vogel, Bartholomäus

Places referred to:
Saxony
Torgau
Wittenberg

Cases referred to:
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Keywords:
Bible, the
patronage
penalties, paid to fiscal authorities
penalties, paid to publisher(s)
privileges
privileges, Saxon
religious works

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