Gryphius, Andreas

From Astro-Databank
Jump to: navigation, search
Gryphius, Andreas Gender: M
born on 12 October 1616 (greg.) at 23:59 (= 11:59 PM )
Place Glogau, Germany, 51n40, 16e06
Timezone LMT m16e06 (is local mean time)
Data source
Rodden Rating B
Collector: Taeger
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 19°57' s_mo.18.gif s_scocol.18.gif 15°19 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 12°08'

Andreas Gryphius


German poet-dramatist, originally named Andreas Greif. He wrote in Latin, new High German, and Silesian dialect. Among his many sonnets, odes, epigrams, and religious lyrics is the famous "Vanitas! Vanitatum Vanitas!" His tragedies include Leo Armenius (1646) and Carolus Stuardus (1649); more noteworthy are his lively satiric comedies, such as Horribilicribrifax (1663) and Peter Squenz (1663).

He died 16 July 1664.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Taeger quotes Lescaut, quoting autobiography


  • Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script
  • Vocation : Writers : Poet