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Title:
Leaf from Ship of Fools by Sebastian Brant. Chapter 108, "The Schluraffen Ship"
Date:
1520
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Leaf from Ship of Fools by Sebastian Brant. Chapter 108, "The Schluraffen Ship". B/W  woodcut with text.. Image size 4 5/8" x 3 3/8" Illustrator: Unknown (not a Durer)

Ship of Fools was first published in 1494 in German. It was a satire of the Catholic Church and man's vices and weaknesses. Brant expored the reasons for man's behavior in a fallen world. It was the first printed book that used contemporaneous events and people in the story. It became the most successful book , excluding the bible, of the time.

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Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections
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Valdosta State University Archives and Special Collections
Contributor:
Andrew and Kathy Tatler-Burgess
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Educational


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