Salt, Sword, and Crozier: Books and Coins from the Prince-Bishopric of Salzburg (c.1500 - c.1800)


Jan 2, 2018 to Feb 7, 2018
12:00 PM until 04:30 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.


The Prince-Bishops of Salzburg ruled as secular princes. This exhibition highlights their dual authority - the princely sword and the bishop’s staff or crozier - and the basis of their economic power in their control of natural resources such as salt. On display are books printed from the 15th through the early-19th century, as well as coins minted under the authority of successive archbishops.




View map Bruce Peel Special Collections, Rutherford South
University of Alberta
Edmonton, AB

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