Capital of Northern Renaissance Humanism — A Look at Renaissance Nürnberg

City of Nürnberg in 1493, woodcut from the Nürnberg Chronicle by humanist and historiana Hartmann Schedel
various coats of arms of the individual states of the Holy Roman Empire of the German Nation with the symbolic double-headed eagle (1510)
Wire drawing mill near Nürnberg, by Albrecht Dürer (1494)
Regiomontanus, woodcut from the Nürnberg Chronicle
Comet of 1472, as depicted in the Nürnberg Chronicle (1493)
Projection of the Erdapfel (1492)
a page from the Nürnberg Chronicle (1493)
Self-portrait (1500) by Albrecht Dürer
Knight, Death and the Devil, engraving by Albrecht Dürer (1513)
Melencolia I (1514) by Albrecht Dürer
Young Hare (1502) by Albrecht Dürer

“The new art must be based upon science — in particular, upon mathematics, as the most exact, logical, and graphically constructive of the sciences.” -Albrecht Dürer

Peter Henlein and the Watch

Florence, center of the Italian Renaissance, as depicted in the Nürnberg Chronicle (1493)

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