Global Ethica: Japan, the Jesuits, and One of the Rarest Books in the World

Do you ever dream of finding a forgotten treasure in your attic? Something of the kind happened to me. As I found out together with professor Katja Triplett, one of the volumes in the Ethica section (Herzog August Bibliothek, Wolfenbüttel, A: 57.13 Eth.), a Japanese translation of Thomas a Kempis’ „Imitation of Christ“, is among the rarest books in … Continue reading Global Ethica: Japan, the Jesuits, and One of the Rarest Books in the World

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