Johann Valentin Andreae’s Christianopolis: an ideal state of the seventeenth century / [translated] by Felix Emil Held. Main Author: Held, Felix Emil, . Johann Valentin Andreae’s Christianopolis: a utopia of the seventeenth century / by Felix Emil Held. Main Author: Held, Felix Emil. Language(s): English. JOHANN VALENTIN ANDREAE’S CHRISTIANOPOLIS,. A UTOPIA OF THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY. BY. FELIX EMIL HELD. A. B. College of Emporia.

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Books by Johann Valentin Andreae. The threats of heresy charges posed by rigid religious authorities Protestant and Catholic and a scholastic intellectual climate often forced these activists to hide behind fictional secret societies and write anonymously in support of their ideas, while claiming access to “secret ancient wisdom”.

Andreae was a pious, orthodox Lutheran theologian who probably had nothing at all to do with the two great manifestoes of this so-called “secret” society—the Fama fraternitatis or the Confessio fraternitatis His lifelong commitment appears to have been to found a Societas Christiana or utopian learned brotherhood of those dedicated to a spiritual life, in the hope that they would initiate a second Reformation.

Kat marked it as to-read Mar 07, 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.

Celia marked it as to-read Aug 04, John West, one of the candidates for the Borough of Stockport, on the day of nomination, Friday, July 30th, No trivia or quizzes yet. Ronald marked it as to-read May 05, Informed by a rigid brand of Christian socialism, Christianopolis also features a high regard for teachers, and approaches the world from both a scientific and artistic perspective.


Johannes Valentinus Andreae a. In his autobiography he indicated the Chymische Hochzeit as one of his works—as a “ludibrium”, possibly meaning “lampoon”. 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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Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Held, Felix Emil, Craig marked it as to-read Aug 08, John marked it as to-read Mar 17, Go to Public Collections to browse other people’s christianopoljs.

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Search Tips Phrase Searching Use quotes to search an exact phrase: In his later works, alchemy is the object of ridicule and is placed with music, art, theatre and astrology in the category of less serious sciences. After the final examination inhe became deacon in Vaihingen an der Enzand in priest in Calw. Open Preview See a Problem?

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Esteban Cordero rated it did not like it Nov galentin, Johann Valentin Andreae’s Christianopolis: 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.


Want to Read Currently Reading Read. One of the documents included an alleged list of ” Grand Masters of the Priory of Sion “, and Andreae was listed as the seventeenth Grand Master. A mysterious figure associated with alchemy, Kabbalah, Rosicrucianism Pondering the characteristics of Utopias and constructing theoretical examples of them has been an intellectual exercise to thrill thinkers at least since the time of Plato’s Republic.

Gets somewhat dull at parts but an excellent book for discussion. Andrea Zuvich marked it as to-read Feb 19, Inhe assumed direction of the monasterial school Bebenhausen.

Johann Valentin Andreae’s Christianopolis; an ideal state of the seventeenth century

In he planned a “Unio Christiana”. He said in old age that he wrote this fake document in his youth circa Linda marked it as to-read Sep 21, This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat He was refused the final examination and church service, probably for attaching a johnn offensive, libelous note to the chancellor Enzlin’s door, on the occasion of his marriage. Johannes Valentinus Andreae 17 August — 27 Junea.

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