The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus

Hans Jakob Christoph von Grimmelshausen. 1965.

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This book was written by Johann Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen, an active participant in the Thirty Years’ War. He entered the war as a musketeer, but eventually rose to the rank of regimental secretary.

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Simplicius was first published anonymously in Nuremberg in 1668, and was an immediate success, with three further editions appearing by 1671.

Metadata Details
Item Type Book
Title The Adventures of Simplicius Simplicissimus
Creator Hans Jakob Christoph von Grimmelshausen
Publication Date 1965
Call Number Y 952 .G907
Location General Collections