Edward Schröder

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Edward Schröder (1906)

Edward Schröder (born May 18, 1858 in Witzenhausen , † February 9, 1942 in Göttingen ) was a German Germanic Medievalist .

life and work

Schröder received his doctorate in German studies and from November 1885 worked as a private lecturer at the philosophical faculty of the Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Berlin . In January 1887 he was already an associate professor of German language and literature and received a call to the University of Marburg at Easter 1889 , where he taught as a full professor . In the autumn of 1902 he moved to the Georg August University of Göttingen .

Schröder has published various medieval texts, including a collection of smaller verse narratives by Konrad von Würzburg . His publication Zwei Altdeutsche Schwänke (1919) contains the fluctuating poetry Die böse Frau , in addition, his edition of Moriz von Craûn and “Peter von Staufenberg” in the “Zwei Altdeutsche Rittermaeren” was decisive for the interpretation of Moriz von Craûn .

Göttingen-Weende, Edward-Schröder-Bogen

From 1894 Schröder was a corresponding member, from 1903 a full member of the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen , and from 1912 a corresponding member of the Prussian Academy of Sciences . In 1922 he was elected a foreign member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences . In 1927 he received the Bavarian Maximilian Order for Science and Art . In November 1933 he signed the German professors' confession of Adolf Hitler .

Individual evidence

  1. Holger Krahnke: The members of the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen 1751-2001 (= Treatises of the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen, Philological-Historical Class. Volume 3, Vol. 246 = Treatises of the Academy of Sciences in Göttingen, Mathematical-Physical Class. Episode 3, vol. 50). Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen 2001, ISBN 3-525-82516-1 , p. 218.

Works (selection)

  • German name customer. Collected essays on the knowledge of German personal and place names by Edward Schröder. Celebration of his friends and students on the 80th birthday. Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, Göttingen 1938 (with portrait, tabula gratulatoria and proof of first publication).


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