By: Isidore Singer
Austrian historian; born at Brody, Galicia, March 7, 1857; son of Leo Herzberg-Fränkel. He studied law at the University of Vienna (from 1874). and, later, history at Leipsic, Berlin, and Vienna (Ph.D.1880). He continued his studies as a member of the Institut für Oesterreichische Geschichtsforschung. In 1887 he became privat docent in medieval history at the University of Vienna; in 1893 he was appointed assistant professor, in 1895 professor, of general history at the University of Czernowitz. His works include: "Die Aeltesten Land-und Gottesfrieden in Deutschland" (1883); "Gesch. der Deutschen Reichskanzlei, 1246-1313" (1885); "Das Aelteste Verbrüderungsbuch von St. Peter in Salzburg"; "Kaiserurkunden in Abbildungen" (No. viii. of Sybel-Sickel's "Kaiserurkunden," 1887); "Die Nekrologischen Quellen der Dioecese Salzburg"; "Bestechung und Pfründenjagd am Deutschen Königshofe" (1895); "Die Brüderschafts- und Wappenbücher von St. Christoph am Arlberg" (1900). He also edited "Monumenta Germaniæ Necrologica ii." and "Johannis Wyclif de Simonia" (with Dziewicki, 1898).