David Hoeschel

David Hoeschel (also Höschel) (Latin: Hoeschelius) (8 April 1556, Augsburg – 19 October 1617, Augsburg) was a German librarian, editor and scholar.

David Hoeschel, engraving by Johann Jakob Haid, c.1747.

He was a pupil of Hieronymus Wolf.[1] Rector of the St. Anna Gymnasium in Augsburg, he founded in 1594 with Marcus Welser the press "Ad insigne pinus".[2] Up to 1617 it produced about 70 works, among them being the editio princeps of the Bibliotheca of Photius I of Constantinople.[3]


  1. Paul Stephenson (15 February 2009). The Byzantine World. Taylor & Francis. p. 439. ISBN 978-0-415-44010-3. Retrieved 3 September 2012.
  2. Helmut Gier; Johannes Janota (1997). Augsburger Buchdruck und Verlagswesen: Von den Anfängen bis zur Gegenwart (in German). Otto Harrassowitz Verlag. p. 272. ISBN 978-3-447-03624-5. Retrieved 4 September 2012.
  3. Gernot Michael Müller (26 March 2010). Humanismus und Renaissance in Augsburg: Kulturgeschichte einer Stadt zwischen Spätmittelalter und Dreißigjährigem Krieg (in German). Walter de Gruyter. p. 430. ISBN 978-3-11-023125-0. Retrieved 4 September 2012.

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