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Items from these collections valentib be copied into your own private collection. Utopian civilization description, build around a god-awful pardon the pun monastery build like a fortress. But like many vaguely-religious Renaissance movements at this time, the scientific ideas being promoted were often tinged with hermeticism, occultism and neo-Platonic concepts. In he planned a “Unio Christiana”. Published November 5th by Cosimo Classics first published Full view original from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Johannes Valentinus Andreae

Preview — Christianopolis by Johann Valentin Andreae. Dec 27, Nessa rated it really liked it Recommended to Nessa by: After that, he taught young nobles and hiked with his students through Switzerland, France, Austria and Italy. This article includes a list of referencesrelated reading or external linksbut its sources remain unclear because it lacks inline citations.

Inhe became preacher at the court and chrostianopolis of the consistory Konsistorialrat in Stuttgartwhere he advocated a fundamental church reform. Boring as hell oops there i go again. Refresh and try again.

His role in the origin of the Rosicrucian legend is controversial. Views Read Edit View history. In he planned a “Unio Christiana”. Bill marked it as to-read Mar 26, Zooie marked it as to-read Sep 17, Melissa Janda marked it as to-read Sep 10, Create your own Private Collection by searching or browsing to find items of interest and then adding them to a collection.


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His writings and efforts provided a potent stimulus to Protestant intellectuals at the beginning of the seventeenth century, and he appears to have inspired the foundation of The Unio Christiana which was established in Nuremberg during by a few patricians and churchmen under the impetus of Johannes Saubert the Elder.

Ronald marked it as to-read May 05, Dexter rated valntin liked it Mar 02, After the final examination sndreaehe became deacon in Vaihingen an der Enzand in priest in Calw. Brian Smith rated it liked it Oct 09, About Johann Valentin Andreae.

Books by Johann Valentin Andreae. Committee on Un-American Activities. This became one of the three founding works of Rosicrucianismwhich was both a legend and a fashionable cultural phenomenon across Europe in this period.

Christianopolis: An Ideal of the 17th Century

In his autobiography he indicated the Chymische Hochzeit as one of his works—as a “ludibrium”, possibly meaning “lampoon”. Search this index Full-text Catalog.

Inhe became preacher at the court and councillor of the consistory Konsistorialrat in Stuttgart, where he advocated a fundamental church reform. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. He befriended Christoph Besold who valeentin Andreae’s interest in esotericism.

He visited Dillingen, a bastion of the Jesuitswhom he regarded as the Antichrist. In his later works, alchemy is treated as a subject of ridicule and is placed with music, art, theatre and astrology in the category of the ‘less serious’ sciences. Chris Hoffman marked it as to-read Jul 17, Mohammed Hamdy marked it as to-read Nov 03, Gets somewhat dull at parts but an excellent book for discussion.

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A mysterious figure associated with alchemy, Kabbalah, Rosicrucianism, and other philosophical esoterica of the 17th century, Andreae published this intriguing guide to his “perfect” society in Rebecca marked it as to-read Oct 04, This utopian society was later revived in Stuttgart in the early s and another utopian brotherhood known as Antilia a communal society reminiscent of the monastery developed in the Baltic during the Thirty Years’ War. The young Andreae studied theology and natural sciences — Jonathan Duque rated it liked it Aug 27, Caruthers, William Alexander, Baskette, Ewing Cannon,Published: Liviu rated it liked it Feb 01, Baskette, Ewing Cannonformer owner.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. He said in old age that he wrote this fake document in his youth circa Acquisition made accessible thanks to the generous support of the Frederick J.

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