Gustav Friedrich

Friedrich, Gustav


Born June 4, 1871, in Podebrady; died Nov. 19, 1943. Czech historian and paleographer.

Friedrich started teaching at Charles University in Prague in 1898, first as docent and then, from 1904, as professor of auxiliary historical disciplines. His published works are source books on medieval Czech history; he also edited medieval documents, such as the Codex diplomaticus et epistolaris regni Bohemiae (vols. 1–4, Prague).


Učebná kniha palaeografie latinské. Prague, 1898.
O zakládnaci listine kapituly litoměřcké. Prague, 1901.
O neznámé listine krála Václava I, pro klášter Ostrovský. Prague, 1943.
References in periodicals archive ?
The career of the monograph peaked in the nineteenth century, and the bulk of Guercio's book is dedicated to careful readings of tomes thick and thin, remembered but little read, such as Gustav Friedrich Waagen on the Van Eycks (1822), Carl Friedrich von Rumohr on Raphael (1831), Johann David Passavant on Raphael (1839), Herman Grimm on Michelangelo (1860), Carl Justi on Velazquez (1888), and Bernard Berenson on Lorenzo Lotto (1895).
Charles Ephrussi and Daniel Burckhardt, whom she mentions in this context, likewise suggested one as opposed to two journeys, whereas Jacob Burckhardt, Hermann Grimm, Gustav Friedrich Waagen, Heinrich Wofflin, Joseph Meder, and Moritz Thausing presuppose two.