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Aaron, 17, 152

Agricola, Rudolphus, 29, 35

Agrippa von Nettesheim, Heinrich Cornelius, 12, 16, 30, 41, 43, 44, 60, 61, 65-6, 75, 79, 91-2, 94, 150-3, 161, 173, 177, 179, 181-3, 192, 196, 200, 201, 203, 213, 218

Alan of Lille, 29

Albertus Magnus, 75, 108

Alcuin of York, 30

Aleander, Jerome, 30

Aleandro, Girolamo, 67

Alexander the Great, 52, 72, 169-171

Alexander VI, Pope, 37-8, 94, 144, 170

Alsace, 36, 188

Amorbach, John, 31, 118

Andrelinus, Publius Faustus, 20-1, 45, 225

Anhalt (Saxony-Anhalt), 22, 72, 207

Anhalt, Lord(s) of, 14, 63, 66

Antichrist, 36

Appolonius of Tyana, 47

Aquinas, Thomas, 34, 91

Argentina (Anrach), Georgius Aurach de, 100

Aristotle, 28, 29, 34, 45, 52, 78, 170, 224

Arnold of Villanova, 82

Arquato (Antonio Torquato), 36

Asmodeus, 84

Auerbach (Heinrich Stromer), 15, 132-6

Auerhanen (Akercocke), 211

Augsburg, 143, 165, 169, 174

Augustine of Hippo (Saint), 19-20, 91

Aurifaber, Johannes, 12

Avalos, Fernando de, 140-1, 143

Aziel, 60, 88, 122, 126

Bacon, Roger, 94, 104

Bader, Augustin, 143

Baldung Grien, Hans, 209

Barnes, Barnabe, 38

Baron, Frank, 26

Basel, 12, 31, 65, 78, 117, 118, 201-3, 207-8, 220

Basil (Saint), 92-3

Battus, Carolus, (Karl Batten), 15, 80, 88, 168, 177, 216

Bavaria, 23, 32, 40, 47, 62, 100, 122-3, 135, 140, 150, 154, 179, 181, 206, 207

Bayard, Pierre Terrail de 122, 142

Beelzebub, 81, 84

Beethoven, Ludwig van, 8

Begardi, Philipp, 10, 33, 42, 47, 161, 212, 216

Beheim, Lorenz, 117-8

Berith, 84

Berlin, 38, 39

Bernard of Como, 59

Bicocca, Battle of, 122, 140-1, 147

Black Raven, see Dr Johann Faustens Miracul-Kunst [etc]

Böckelheim, 51

Bonnivet, Guillaum Gouffier de, 142

Book of a Hundred Chapters, 64

Book of Alze, 104

Bora, Katharina von, 175

Borgia, Cesare, 38

Borgia, Lucrezia, 37

Bourbon, Charles III of, 141-3, 145-7, 153

Boxberg, 72, 76, 110-2, 133

Brandenburg, Joachim I von, 39, 44, 94, 113, 128

Brant, Sebastian, 14

Braunschweig, Hieronymus, 102-3

Bruegel, Peter, the Elder, 102, 115

Bruno, Giordano, 10, 94

Brunswick, 13

Brussels, 122, 168, 182

Bucer (Butzer), Martin, 182

Burton, Robert, 75

Butler, E.M., 17, 54, 126, 149

Butzbach, Johann (Johannes), 28-9, 105

Camerarius (Liebhard), Joachim, 10, 71, 154, 177, 179-180, 186-7, 204-6, 217

Camerarius, Philipp, 76, 217

Caravazil (Caravajil, Carabayal), Juan de, 187

Carion, Johannes, 119, 128-9

Casimir, Johann, 172

Cato, 29

Cayet, Victor Palma, 15

Cellini, Benvenuto, 137, 147, 173

Celtis (or Celtes), Conrad, 20, 35, 59, 61, 162, 179

Caesarius of Heisterbach, 62

Cardano, Girolamo, 118, 129, 138, 169

Castagena, Martin de, 92, 95

Châlon, Philibert de, Prince of Orange, 152

Charlemagne, 46, 69, 112, 126, 189

Charles V, Emperor, 14, 57, 98, 112, 122, 130, 137, 140-1, 145-7, 149, 151-2, 158, 163-4, 167-171, 180, 182, 184, 185-7, 189, 204-6, 214

Charnock, Thomas, 109

Clement of Rome, 19

Clement VII, Pope, 125, 142, 144-7, 167

Codex Latinus Monacensis 849 (Codex 849), 47, 73, 75, 83-4, 91, 124, 139, 144, 149, 169, 181

Cologne, 30, 32, 64, 79, 182-3, 193, 197, 213, 218, 219

Colonna, Pompeo, 146

Colonna, Prospero, 141-2

Commynes, Philippe de, 59

Constantinople, 14, 85, 167, 121, 205

Copernicus, 37

Corvinus, Mattias, King of Hungary, 164, 170

Crato von Kraftheim, Johannes, 203, 216

D. Fausts (Original) Geister Commando (Rome, 1502), 37-8

D. Faustus vierfacher Höllen-Zwang (Rome, 1501), 37-8

D.I. Fausti dreyfacher Hoellen-Zwang (Rome, 1501), 37-8

Dahlberg, Johannes von, 35

Dee, John, 74

Delacroix, Eugène, 8

Denstedt, Wolf von, 71, 74

Desa, Joseph, of Cupertino, 62

Dillingen, 13

Doctor Faust’s grosser und gewaltiger Meergeist (Amsterdam, 1692), 180-1

Doctor Faustens dreyfacher Höllenzwang (Passau, 1407), 15

Doctor Johannis Fausti Manual-Höllenzwang (Wittenberg, 1524), 126

Doctoris Iohannis Fausti magiae naturalis et innatural. Erster Theil. Der Dreyfacher Höllenzwang genannt (Passau, 1505), 82

Dohna, Fabian von, 14, 172

Dorstenius, Johannes, 184, 208, 215

Dr Johann Faustens Miracul-Kunst- und Wunderbuch oder die schwarze Rabe auch der Dreifache Höllen Zwang gennant (Lyon, 1469), 75, 90, 122, 126

Dresden, 28

Dreyfacher Höllenzwang (Passau, 1505), 82

Düntzer, Johann, 23

Dürer, Albrecht, 36, 37, 117-8, 179

Durrani, Osman, 10

Durrius (Durrii or Dürr), Johannes Conradus, 85, 162

E., John George, 60, 206

Eberbach, Peter, 68

Eberlin von Günzburg, Johann, 210

Ebernburg, 51-2, 124

Ehinger (Dalfinger), Ambrosius, 186

Eichstätt, 24, 139, 154

Ellenbog, Nikolaus, 26, 35

Enchiridion of Pope Leo III, 125-6

Entenfuß, Johannes, Abbot, 98-101, 104, 107, 108, 109, 114

Erasmus, Desiderius, of Rotterdam, 20, 22, 30, 31-2, 43, 51, 64, 68, 83, 98, 112, 138, 154, 186, 202, 203, 210, 220

Erfurt, 15, 30, 67-79, 89, 94, 95, 96, 98, 101, 117, 122, 131, 133, 169, 171, 173, 179, 201, 224

Erfurt Chronicle, 13, 32, 33, 53, 69-72, 77-8, 80, 173, 224

Estes, Leland, 212

Eugenius IV, Pope, 91

Eusebius of Caesarea,

Faust, Johannes, of Simmern, 22, 34

Faust Museum, 102

Faustus, Bishop of Riez, 20

Faustus, Georgius Sabellicus,

Birthplace of, 22-7, 224

Death of, 216-223

Grimoires attributed to, 15, 37-8, 75, 82-3, 90-1, 122, 126, 149, 180-1

Identity of, 18-21, 23, 25-7, 224-5

Locations associated with: Faust-Schlössl, Aschach, Austria, 165; Altenburg, Bamberg, 117; Batenburg Castle, Batenburg, Netherlands, 183-4; Great College, University of Basel, 201-2; Boxberg Castle, 72, 76, 110-2; Zum Encker (Anker), Schlösserstraße, Erfurt, 71-3; Der Goldene Löwe (Zum Löwen), Langasse, Gelnhausen, 39; Hallestein (Hallenstein, Heilenstein), Grad Komenda, Slovenia, 157-160; Wohnhaus Fausts, Harderstraße 7, Ingolstadt, 161; Imperial Court, Innsbruck, 169; Geburtshaus Dr Fausts, Knittlingen, 25; Hanxleden Manorhouse, Kirchstraße, Korbach, 198; Historisches Dr. Faust Haus, Magister Faustgasse, Bad Kreuznach, 48-9; Auerbach’s Cellar, Leipzig, 132-6; Lüxhaim (Lixheim), France, 200-1; Maulbronn Monastery, 98-100; Faustùv Dùm, Karlovo náměstí, Prague, 74; Freischütz, Pratau, 219; Rebdorf Monastery, 154; Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, 151; Zum Löwen, Staufen, 220-1; Flossgasse 7, Vienna, 166; Zum Roten Mandl, Am Bühel, Vienna, 166; Castle Waerdenberg (Wardenburg), Netherlands, 219; Bürgermeistergasse, Collegienstrass 31 and Scheergasse, Wittenberg, 175

Faustus the Manichæan, 19-20

Ferdinand, Archduke (later Emperor Ferdinand I), 130, 141, 164, 167, 168, 203

Ferdinand II, King of Aragon, 36, 98

Ficino, Marsilio, 35, 43

Flade, Dietrich, 213-4

Flamel, Nicholas, 103, 104

Florence, 65, 119, 145, 164

Foix, Gaston de, 65, 140-1

Foix, Odet de, 149, 152

Forneus, 180-1

François I, King of France, 98, 112-3, 122, 140-3, 145, 151-3, 171, 191, 205

Franck, Sebastian, 163

Frankfurt am Main, 13-4, 39, 64, 105, 110, 111-6, 121, 162, 168, 197

Freiburg, 78, 220

Friedrich I, Barbarossa, Holy Roman Emperor, 39, 64, 154

Friedrich I, Elector of Saxony, 139

Friedrich II, Holy Roman Emperor, 90, 120

Friedrich III, Holy Roman Emperor, 123, 127, 172

Friedrich III, ‘The Wise’, Elector of Saxony, 113, 134, 174

Friedrich, Matthäus, 133

Frundsberg, Georg von, 113, 132, 139-140, 146

Fugger (family), 113-4, 132

Fust, Johannes, 19

Gäap, 62

Gast, Johannes, 12-3, 199-203, 207, 208, 216-9, 221

Geber (Abu Musa Jābir ibn Hayyān), 102-3, 106

Gelnhausen, 39-45, 48, 49, 159

Georg III Schenk von Limpurg, Bishop of Bamberg, 10, 116-121, 132, 138, 154-5, 156, 161, 179, 180, 196, 206, 211, 212, 215

Gerlach, Johannes Christian, 24

Gerlach, Jörgen, 24

Gesner, Conrad, 203, 216

Glöckner, Valerius, 94-5, 97

Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, 8-9, 15, 18, 83, 84, 88, 132, 133, 135, 201, 211

Gotha, 39, 67-9

Graf, Urs, 65

Grässe, Johann, 70-1, 73-4, 176

Graves, 13, 184

Gropper, John, 182

Guazzo, Francesco Maria, 75, 222

Guicciardini, Francesco, 58, 141

Haberman, Johann, 38

Hadrian, Roman Emperor, 38

Hardegg (Hardeck), Ferdinand von, 172-3

Hartlieb, Johannes, 40-2, 54, 57, 73, 138, 140, 155

Hausmännin,Walpurga, 13

Heidelberg, 11, 14, 22-7, 34-5, 48, 52, 56-9, 88, 95, 112, 113, 127, 161, 172, 224

Heilbronn, 110-1, 131

Helen of Troy, 8, 209, 210

Helmstadt (Helmstadt-Bargen), 23-7, 34, 164, 224

Helmstetter (Helmstatt), Georg von, 26-7

Helmstetter, Georgius (Georg, Jorio, etc.), 26-7, 28, 30, 34-5, 42, 224

Henning, Hans, 9

Henri IV, King of France, 100, 152, 172

Henry VIII, King of England, 65, 112, 140, 141, 153

Hering, Loy, 117, 120, 187

Hermes Trismegistus, 85, 101, 180

Hessus, Helios Eobanus, 69, 71-4

Heumann, Christian August, 23

Hill, Thomas, 47

Hirschvogel, Augustin, 166-7

Hogel, Zacharias, 13, 32, 53, 69-72, 77-8, 80, 173

Hohermuth von Speyer, Georg, 186-7

Holzschuher, Hieronymous, 178-9

Homer, 15, 70, 204

Hondorff, Andreas, 217

Hoogstraten, Jacog van, Inquisitor of Cologne, 64-5, 69, 79

Hugh of St Victor, 41

Hutten, Moritz von, 154, 185, 186, 204

Hutten, Philipp von, 11, 33, 185-7, 204, 208, 211, 212, 215

Hutten, Ulrich von, 69, 71, 79, 105, 117

Inghen, Marsilius von, 34

Ingolstadt, 10, 23, 25, 27, 33-4, 116, 139, 154, 160-2, 163-5, 173, 207, 212

Innocent III, Pope, 31, 32

Innsbruck, 110, 167-172

Irenaeus, 43

Isaac, Heinrich, 171

Isidore of Seville, 40-1

James VI, King of Scotland, 95

Johann Friedrich I, ‘The Steadfast’, Elector of Saxony, 174-5, 205

John XXII, Pope, 91, 100

John of Salisbury, 54

Jolie, Angelina, 91

Julius II, Pope, 38, 58, 63, 144

Junius, Hadrianus (Adrien de Jonghe), 19

Kaisersberg, Johann Geiler von, 46, 55, 59

Kelley, Edward, 74

Kerssenbrück, Herman, 191-2

Key of Solomon, 62

Kiesewetter, Karl, 85

Klinge, Konrad, 15, 77-8, 80, 89, 173, 176, 177, 208

Knipperdolling, Bernard, 190-1, 193-4, 198

Knittlingen, 18, 24-7, 51, 99, 102, 211, 219

Kraków, 32-3, 56

Kreuznach (Bad Kreuznach), 39, 48-55, 56, 57, 60, 71, 100, 114, 122, 173

Kundling, 23-4, see also Knittlingen

Kunigunde of Austria, 64, 123

Ladislas (Lajos) II, King of Hungary, 143, 160

Laetus, Pomponius, 20-1

Lannoy, Charles de, 142-3

Larner, Christine, 212

Lascaris, Andreas Johannes, 22

Lauterbach, Antonius, 11, 207

Lavater, Ludwig, 73

Leib, Kilian, Prior of Rebdorf, 10, 21, 23-7, 28, 154-160

Leipzig, 15, 32, 39, 56, 60, 132-6, 137, 173, 197, 206

Leipziger, David, see Lipsius, David

Lemegeton, 62, 73

Leo X, Pope, 78, 105, 112, 121, 140-1

Leonardo da Vinci, 37, 47, 127, 149

Lercheimer, Augustin, (Hermann Witekind) 14, 32, 53, 77, 88, 97, 114, 138, 173-7, 219, 224

Leyden (Bockelson), Jan van, 192, 194-8, 206

Leyden Papyrus X, 108

Leyva, Antonio de, 143, 163

Liber officiorum spirituum, 181

Liechtenberg, Ludwig von, 75

Lindener, Michael, 172

Lipsius (Leipziger), David, 14, 95

London, 15, 103, 127-8

Long Peter, ‘King of the Zuider Zee’, 185

Louis XII, King of France, 36, 58, 63, 67, 81

Luder, Peter, 34

Lüders, Ludolphus, 13-4

Ludwig II, King of Hungary and Bohemia, 112-3

Ludwig V ‘The Pacific’ von Wittelsbach, Elector Palatine, 59, 127, 200-1

Lull, Raymond, 94, 101

Luther, Martin, 11-5, 24, 28, 29-32, 33, 38, 61, 69-70, 77, 78, 81, 86, 93, 94, 96, 105, 119-123, 128, 130-3, 147, 149, 155-6, 158, 163, 168, 172, 174-5, 177, 179, 188-190, 194, 196, 198, 205, 207-8, 213-4, 222, 224-5

Lyon, 15, 75, 90, 122, 126, 127, 150, 151, 153

Magdeburg, 28

Mainz, 64, 69, 110, 200

Major, Georg, 93

Malleus Maleficarum, 40, 43, 62, 73, 91, 100, 151, 169, 215

Manfredi, Astorre, 38

Manlius, Johannes, 23-5, 43, 53, 61, 137, 164-5, 173, 174, 178-9, 216-8

Mann, Klaus, 9

Map, Walter, Archdeacon of Oxford, 94

Margaret of Austria, 153, 182

Marlowe, Christopher, 8, 15, 22, 23, 62, 81-2, 83, 88, 89, 145, 167, 169, 171, 201, 210, 224

Mary of Nijmegen (Nemmegen), 112

Matthias, Jan, 192-4

Maximilian I, Emperor, 11, 35, 40, 51, 57, 58, 63, 64-5, 69, 91, 98, 105, 112-4, 137, 140, 167, 169-170

Maximilian II, Emperor, 75

Medler, Nicolaus, 11-2

Meek, Harold, 222

Melanchthon, Philipp, 11, 14, 23-5, 32, 43, 47, 51, 53, 56, 61-3, 94, 114, 119-120, 137-8, 149, 152, 156, 158, 160, 164-7, 173-9, 182, 190, 196, 200, 201, 216-9, 221-2, 225

Merlin, 18

Michelangelo, 58, 65, 147

Milan, 58, 63, 65, 98, 138, 140-2, 145-6, 149, 152, 169, 205

Minucci, Minuccio, 181-2

Montaigne, Michel de, 17

Montmorency, Anne de, 142, 205

Moryson, Fynes, 81, 173, 175, 219

Mouzon, 122, 183

Moses, 17, 45, 75, 83, 86, 152

Munich, 23, 47, 116, 121-4, 135, 165, 168, 173, 179

Münster, Siege of, 189-198

Murner, Thomas, 64

Mutianus Rufus, Conradus, 10-2, 23, 25-7, 28, 34, 39, 42, 67-70, 78-9, 96, 116, 202, 206, 208

Naples, 36, 140, 142, 145, 152, 205

Nero, Roman Emperor, 19, 61, 63

Neubert, Franz, 178

Nicholas of Fairmount, 56, 58

Nicolaus of Paris, 101

Nider, Johannes, 91

Nifo, Agostino, 127

Norton, Thomas, 109

Numa Pompilius, Roman King, 44, 75

Nuremberg, 10, 12, 13, 29, 33, 53, 117, 134, 161, 163, 166, 173, 177, 178-181, 184, 186, 207, 210, 212

Oberstockstall (Kirchberg am Wagram), 101, 103

Orobas, 73

Ottobeuren, 26

Oxford, 29, 31, 73, 94

‘P.F.’, 4, 15, 22, 32, 61, 83, 88, 115-6, 123-4, 133, 162, 165, 167, 169-172, 177, 206, 209, 211, 219, 221, 224

Padua, 63

Paracelsus (Philippus Aureolus Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim), 16, 17, 31, 40, 49, 61, 69, 94, 100, 104, 108, 121, 134, 143-4, 153, 160, 162, 163, 173, 177, 192, 202, 203, 213, 216

Paris, 15, 20, 26, 30-1, 59, 61, 67, 78, 89, 90, 91, 128, 141, 145, 150-1, 153, 218

Paris, Matthew, 120

Paris, Prince of Troy, 210

Passau, 15, 79, 82, 123, 149

Paul (Saint), 54, 189

Paul II, Pope, 20-1

Paul III, Pope, 171, 182, 205

Pavia, Battle of, 137, 142-3, 145, 147, 152

Paymon, 180-1

Peter (Saint), 19, 43, 61, 63

Peyretonne, Catherine, 151

Pfefferkorn, Johannes von, 64, 69, 79

Pfitzer, Johann Nikolaus, 15, 135-6

Philip (Saint), 19

Philipp I, Landgrave of Hesse, 112, 188, 191, 192, 193, 196

Philipp II von Daun-Oberstein, Archbishop of Cologne, 64

Philipp III, Count of Waldeck, 197

Philipp ‘The Upright’ von Wittelsbach, Elector Palatine, 51, 56-7, 111, 113, 124, 200

Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni, 35, 43, 79, 127, 138, 156

Pico della Mirandola, Giovanni Francesco, 54, 125

Piper of Niklasshausen, Hans, 46, 130

Pirckheimer, Willibald, 118, 120, 154-5, 179

Platina, Bartolomeo, 20-1

Plato, 28, 29, 43, 45, 52, 78, 224

Platter, Felix, 30

Platter, Thomas, 28, 32

Plutarch, 44, 75, 170

Prague, 59, 61, 72-4, 75, 83, 159, 201, 219

Prasser, Daniel, 33, 194, 197-8

Praxis Magica Faustiana (Passau, 1527 or 1577 [1571]), 149

Ptolemy, 180

Rategno, Bernard, 37

Rawlinson MS D 252, 73

Rebdorf, 23, 24, 58, 154-5, 159, 160

Regiomontanus, 155, 164, 179, 180

Reichmann, Kilian, 13, 33, 77, 224, see also Hogel, Zacharias

Rembrandt, 8

Reuchlin, Johannes, 35, 37, 64, 67-9, 71, 78-9, 86, 118, 153, 154, 162, 208

Revolutionary of the Upper Rhine, 64

Rhegius, Urbanus, 210

Rheinhold, Erasmus, 143

Rhodes, Siege of, 122, 141, 157-8, 164, 167

Riemenschneider, Tilman, 46, 105

Ripley, George, 100-1, 104-8, 154

Robert III, de la Marck, 113, 122, 140, 151, 185

Roda (Stadtroda), 22-3

Rome, 14, 15, 19, 20, 37-8, 44, 58, 63, 64, 82, 101, 121, 125-6, 144-7, 149, 152, 171, 173, 182, 205

Roshirt (Rosshirt), Christoff, the Elder, 13, 15, 88, 115-6, 121, 161-2, 224

Rothmann, Bernard, 190-2, 194, 196

Rubeanus, Crotus, 69, 79, 117

Rudolf I, King of the Romans, 53

Rudolf II, Holy Roman Emperor, 167-8

Rumoar, 150

‘Sabellicus’, Marcantonio/Marco Antonio/Marcus Antonius Coccio, 20-1, 61, 225

Sabine Hills, 20

Sachs, Hans, 170-1, 179

Salm, Niclas von, 167

Saxony-Anhalt, see Anhalt

Sedan, 113, 122

Sesia, Battle of, 142, 147

Schaumburg, Adolf von, 182

Schedel, Hartmann, 14, 32

Scheible, Johannes, 16, 149

Schorp-Pflumm, Hans, 25

Schottenloher, Karl, 23, 26, 34, 159

Scot, Michael, 75, 90

Scot, Reginald, 43, 115, 161, 205, 215, 225

Schöner (Schonerus), Johannes, 117-120, 177, 179-180

Schwab, Gustav, 175

Schwäbisch Hall, 15

Schwäbische Chronick, 220

Shax, 73

Shumaker, Wayne, 10

Seuter (Suter, Suitter), Petrus, 26, 35, 42

Seventh Book of Moses, 83

Sickingen, Franz von, 51-2, 57, 58, 61, 69, 79, 98, 112-4, 122, 124, 132, 138, 140, 142, 182, 183, 191, 208, 212

Simmern (Kreisstadt Simmern Hunsrück), 22

Simon Magus, 18-9, 43-4, 47, 61, 63, 169

Solomon, King, 18, 62

Sondwedel (Salzwedel), 22

Spalatin, Georg, 52

Spangel, Pallas, 35

Spengler, Lazarus, 120

Spengler, Oswald, 9, 226

Speyer, 14, 27, 46, 130, 163, 175

Spies, Johann, 14-5, 22, 32, 80-1, 83, 95-7, 115-6, 133, 162, 167-8, 171-2, 175, 177, 211, 217, 219, 224

Sponheim, 36, 39, 48, 57, 68

Staufen, Antonius von, 219-220

Stibar (Stibarus), Daniel, 154-5, 177, 187, 204, 206

Stida, Ernst, 69

Stöffler, Johannes, 126-7, 129, 155

Straten, Jan van, 102

Stromer, Heinrich, see Auerbach

Stroß, Nicolai von der, 220

Suleiman I, ‘The Magnificent’, Ottoman Sultan, 121, 143-4, 149, 158, 160, 164, 167, 205

Swabia, 36, 206, 208

Sword of Moses,75

Tabellae Rabellinae Geister-Commando (Rome, 1501), 37-8, 82-3, 91

Tengler, Ulrich, 53, 64-5

Tepl, Johannes von, 40

Teresa of Ávila, 62

Theophilus, 92-4, 96

Thesieux, Alexis de, 151

Thuringia, 13, 32, 69

Tille, Alexander, 9, 161, 164, 219

Trithemius, Johannes, 10-2, 16, 20, 28, 33, 34, 35, 36, 39-46, 48-55, 56, 57-8, 59, 61, 65, 68-9, 72, 78, 91, 94-7, 100, 105, 113, 114, 116, 117, 152, 153, 159, 161, 167, 171, 180, 206, 208, 213, 215, 222, 224-6

Tschudi, Gilg (Aegidius), 202-3

Tübingen, 78, 80, 95, 162, 204, 218

Twardowski, Jan, 33

Urbanus, Heinrich, 23, 26, 67-9

Valdés, Alfonso de, 143, 147

Valla, Laurentius, 20

Venezuela, 185-7

Venice, 20-1, 24, 58-9, 61-3, 65, 73, 129, 138, 142, 143, 145, 160, 165, 199, 205

Vepar, 180-1

Vienna, 24, 59, 127, 160, 164-7

Virdung von Haßfurt, Johannes, 11, 35, 39-40, 44-6, 52, 54, 55, 56-9, 80-1, 100, 111, 118, 127, 153, 213

Virgil, 204

Vitriaco (Vitry), Jacques de, 30-1

Vreter, Martin, 1001

Wagner, Christopher, 175, 180, 207, 211

Wagner, Richard, 8

Waite, A.E., 104, 149-150

Waldeck, Franz I von, Bishop of Münster and Osnabrück, 190-8, 204, 208

Wambach, Wolf, 13, 33, 77, 224

Ward, Adolphus, 81

Welser (family), 132, 186-7

Welser, Bartholomäus IV, the Younger, 187

Wernher of Heidelberg, Adam, 52

Widmann (Widman), Georg Rudolf, 15, 22, 84, 135, 161, 211, 224

Wied, Hermann von, Archbishop of Cologne, Prince-Bishop of Paderborn, 181-3, 193, 208, 218

Wiede, Friedrich III von, Prince-Bishop of Münster, 190

Wierus (also Wier or Weyer), Johannes, 12-3, 84, 150, 181, 183-4, 208, 215, 216-7, 219, 222

William of Auvergne, 151

William, Duke of Cleves, 182

Wimpfeling, Jacob, 55, 154

Witch of Endor, 41, 170

Witekind, Hermann, see Lercheimer, Augustin

Wittenberg, 15, 32-3, 72, 77, 81-2, 88, 93, 94-5, 97, 105, 114, 126, 131, 133, 135, 138, 158, 173-9, 189, 206, 212, 219

Wolfenbüttel Manuscript, 13-4, 22-3, 32, 81, 83, 88, 96, 116, 162, 167-8, 172, 206-7, 211, 219, 224

Worms, 27, 34, 168, 179

Wulfric (Saint), 94

Württemberg (Baden-Württemberg), 23, 32, 72, 80, 113, 130, 188, 206, 207, 216-9

Württemberg, Ulrich von, 80, 99, 101, 113, 130, 188

Würzburg, 46-7, 49, 57, 75, 105, 110, 114, 117, 131, 154, 177, 185, 187

Yates, Frances, 10

Zaleus, 180-1

Zantfurt, Johann, 46

Zedechias, 72

Zelter, Carl, 84

Zimmerische Chronik, 12, 22, 75, 200-1, 216, 218, 222

Zimmern, Froben Christoph von, 12, 218, 220

Zimmern, Gottfried von, 220

Zimmern, Wilhelm Werner von, 220

Ziolkowski, Theodore, 9

Zoroaster, 42-4, 53

Zyto, 165, 172

Zwickau Prophets, 189

Zwingli, Huldrych (Ulrich), 177, 182, 188


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