Gotha Research Library

Library for the Cultural and Intellectual History of the Modern Era

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Teaserbild "Bücher bewegen"
375 years of the Gotha Research Library About the Anniversary year "Bücher bewegen"
Corona: Current terms of use Further information
"KarAfAs - Cartographies of Africa and Asia" About the project

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[Translate to English:] Luther als Mönch
Research on the Reformation in Gotha Study Center for Protestantism
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Library Tower – Tower of the Library Gotha History of the Library
Gotha, Europe and the Orient Cultures of Knowledge and Manuscripts

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As part of its 375th anniversary, the Gotha Research Library of the University of Erfurt invites you to another "Gotha Library Talk" on Wednesday, 6 July. Dr Dieter Hakelberg (Gotha Research Library) and Andreas Le Claire (beekeeper and bibliographer…

They come not only from Germany, but also from Poland, the Czech Republic, the USA, Ethiopia, Great Britain, Hungary, Israel and Italy: the University of Erfurt welcomes its new Herzog Ernst scholarship holders and Hiob Ludolf fellows to the Gotha…

With "Qalamos: Connecting Manuscript Traditions", a new online portal will be launched on 28 June 2022. It provides access to information on more than 55,000 manuscripts and block prints from Asian and African script traditions. The Gotha Research…

Under the title "'Hofmohren'. Representation and Social Reality of Africans in German Residences 1600-1800", the Gotha Research Centre of the University of Erfurt in cooperation with the Gotha Research Library and the Friedenstein Castle Foundation…