Narrenschiff

1982 VV10 . Discovered 1982 Nov. 12 by L. G. Karachkina at Nauchnyj.

Named in honor of Sebastian Brant (c.1458-1521), an outstanding German writer and humanist, and the author of the immortal satiric poem Narrenschiff, published in 26 editions in several European languages in the sixteenth century alone. (M 23793)

The name is given on the occasion of the quincentenary of the publication in Basel in 1494 of the first edition of Narrenschiff. Name proposed by L. R. Nemirovskij.

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