Simon Edlmayr

MA

simon.edlmayr(at)oeaw.ac.at
+43-1-51581-7328

Simon Edlmayr is a research associate in the research unit Digital Historiography and Editions.

Brief Biography


Studied History at the University of Salzburg, Master’s dissertation in 2017 entitled Food Supplies at the Court of Prince-Archbishop Hieronymus Colloredo (1772–1803/12). A Source Edition. Member of the FWF research project “Food Related Regional Traditions and Cultural Transfer. The Example of the Prince-Archiepiscopal City of Salzburg, 1500–1800” (2016–2019). Long-serving researcher at the Centre of Gastrosophy (Department of History, University of Salzburg) during Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees and two-month internship at the archive of St. Peter’s Abbey, Salzburg.

Research Interests


Period: the Early Modern period
Area: the Holy Roman Empire, the Habsburg Empire
Topics: cultural history of nutrition, historical cookery books, courts and imperial seats, history of diplomacy and mentality

Selected Publications


  • Simon Edlmayr, Die Lebensmittelversorgung am Hof von Fürsterzbischof Hieronymus Colloredo (1772–1803/12). Eine Quellenedition, Masterarbeit, Universität Salzburg 2017.
  • Simon Edlmayr u. Martina Rauchenzauner, Zur Geschichte der europäischen Kochbücher im Mittelalter und der Frühen Neuzeit, in: Michael Brauer, Hg., Kulturen des Buches in Spätantike, Mittelalter und Früher Neuzeit, Heidelberg 2017.
  • Simon Edlmayr, „…gieß in die gschier vnd laß kalt werdn“. Das Salzburger ‚Limonadenkochbuch‘ (um 1700), in: Andrea Hofmeister-Winter, Hg., Kochbuchforschung interdisziplinär. Beiträge der kulinarhistorischen Fachtagungen in Melk 2015 und Seckau 2016, Graz 2017, 227–239.