Reference Entry

handstein

Edited by GORDON CAMPBELL

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Renaissance

Published in print January 2003 | ISBN: 9780198601753
Published online January 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191727795
handstein

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

(German; ‘hand stone’),

A sixteenth-century German collectors' object, the size of a human hand, carved from a lump of ore

Reference Entry.  37 words. 

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700)

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.