Lübeck's Dance of Death

Dødedantz (1634), Part 1


The Dance of Death translated/
Quite useful for Young and Old:
In which to view and see the wretchedness of
this World and the terribleness of Death: And
out of this in their Prime to learn to live
right/ and to die well.
Also the description in this Book can be used in
a Play(1)/ both for Unlearned and Learned/ for Noble
and Unnoble/ Poor and Rich/ etc.

Please buy this book!

To the Reader:

Gentle Reader buy me now/
Death's remembrance I shall teach you.

Printed in Copenhagen/ the Year 1634

Dødedantz, Part 1, Click to see the original page.
Dødedantz, Part 1, Click to see the page

Click the small picture to see the original page. To read the original medieval Danish, click the red and white flag in the top right corner.

Footnotes: (1)

used as a play: Here is confirmation for the claims of Meyer, namely that Copenhagen's Dance of Death was meant to be performed as a play

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