The Literaturportal Bayern presents literary gems of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

In the form of a special series, the editorial office of the Literaturportal Bayern introduces literary gems from the archive of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek: selected highlights which are related to Bavaria with regard to their origin, tradition and effect and have entered the annals of literature.

Jakob Püterich von Reichertshausen: Der Ehrenbrief (reverential letter) | © BSB/ Cgm 9220

The scope and the multifariousness of this literature from twelve centuries is exemplified by the digitized manuscripts, printed works, handwritten drafts and letters collected in the cultural portal bavarikon. A selection is presented in the blog of the literature portal.

Cultural portal bavarikon
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So far, four literary treasures from the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek have been presented:

The Wessobrunn prayer
Jakob Püterich von Reichertshausen: Der Ehrenbrief (reverential letter)
Johannes Hartlieb: Die Kunst Ciromantia (The art of chiromantia)
Letter by Kaspar Hauser to Magdalena von Schultes