Bernard von Breydenbach (Biographical details)

Bernard von Breydenbach (author/poet; German; Male; 1483 - 1486; active)

Also known as

Breydenbach, Bernard von

Biography

Chamberlain to the Archbishop of Mainz. Travelled to the the Holy Land, 1483-4, and wrote 'Peregrinationes in Terram Sanctam' , Mainz, 1486, which was illustrated with woodcuts by Erhard Reeuwich.

Bibliography

Elizabeth Ross, 'Picturing experience in the early printed book, BB's Peregrinatio from Venice to Jerusalem', Penn State UP, 2014.