David Hoeschel

Intro Librarian
A.K.A. David Hoeschel
Was Librarian Scholar Classical scholar
From Germany
Type Academia Literature
Gender male
Birth 8 April 1556, Augsburg, Germany
Death 19 October 1617, Augsburg, Germany (aged 61 years)
Star sign Aries

David Hoeschel (also Höschel) (Latin: Hoeschelius) (8 April 1556, Augsburg – 19 October 1617, Augsburg) was a German librarian, editor and scholar. David Hoeschel, engraving by Johann Jakob Haid, c.1747. He was a pupil of Hieronymus Wolf. Rector of the St. Anna Gymnasium in Augsburg, he founded in 1594 with Marcus Welser the press "Ad insigne pinus". Up to 1617 it produced about 70 works, among them being the editio princeps of the Bibliotheca of Photius I of Constantinople.

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