Nietzsche-Haus, Sils-Maria

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The Nietzsche-Haus in Sils-Maria

The Nietzsche-Haus is a house in Sils-Maria, Switzerland, where the German philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche lived during the summers of 1881 and 1883 to 1888.[1]

Location[edit]

The house is located on a small hill in the village of Sils-Maria in the Engadin region of Switzerland.

Nietzsche's stays[edit]

Library[edit]

The Nietzsche-Haus possesses a library open to researchers that contains one of the world's largest multi-language collections of books on the philosopher.[2] The library also contains three collections of books that were donated to the library: Oscar Levy's collection (Nietzsche's first translator in English); Hans Erich Lampl's collection (a Nietzsche scholar); and Albi Rosenthal's collection (an antiquarian bookseller).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The History of the Nietzsche Haus", nietzschehaus.ch. Accessed 3 September 2011.
  2. ^ a b "The Library of the Nietzsche Haus", nietzschehaus.ch. Accessed 3 September 2011.

See also[edit]

Coordinates: 46°25′44″N 9°45′53″E / 46.4288°N 9.7648°E / 46.4288; 9.7648