Bamberg State Library facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsStaatsbibliothek Bamberg
|English||Bamberg State Library|
|The Bamberg State Library in the New Residence|
|Type||Regional library, research library|
|Established||September 9, 1803|
|Location||Neue Residenz, Domplatz 8, 96049 Bamberg, Federal Republic of Germany|
|Size||more than 545,000 volumes|
|Legal deposit||Upper Franconia (since 1987)|
|Phone number||+49 951 95503-0|
There are also about 6,350 manuscripts in the library. Among these is the Bamberg Apocalypse, a richly illuminated manuscript from the 11th century. The Bamberg Apocalypse and two other manuscripts were recognized in UNESCO's Memory of the World register. Some of the library's oldest manuscripts were brought to Bamberg by the Holy Roman Emperor Henry II.
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