Der Teutsche Merkur

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Der teutsche Merkur (English: The German Mercury) was a literary magazine published and edited by Christoph Martin Wieland. The first issue appeared in 1773. Wieland used the Merkur as an organ to advance the Enlightenment.[1] In 1790 the title was changed to Der neue teutsche Merkur and continued publication until 1810.


  1. ^ Scherer, Wilhelm. A History of German Literature. 2 volumes. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1886. Vol. 2, p. 46.

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