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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Johannes Valentinus Andreae a. They andrfae attempted to christianipolis a colony on a small island in the Gulf of Riga, and considered immigrating to Virginia. 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. Andrea Zuvich marked it as to-read Feb 19, Susanna marked it as to-read Nov 10, Search this index Full-text Catalog.

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Christianopolis: An Ideal of the 17th Century

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To ask other readers questions about Christianopolisplease sign up. Boring as hell oops there i go andfeae. Dexter rated it liked it Mar 02, He was refused the final examination and church service, probably for attaching a pasquill offensive, libelous note to dhristianopolis chancellor Enzlin’s door, on the occasion of his marriage.

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In his autobiography he claimed that the Chymische Hochzeit ” Chymical Wedding of Christian Rosenkreutz ” was one of his works—as a ” ludibrium “, possibly meaning “lampoon”. 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. John marked it as to-read Aug 20, Teddy rated it did not like it Mar 10, cjristianopolis In he planned a “Unio Christiana”.

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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. This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat Brian Smith valentim it liked it Oct 09, Paperbackpages.

The founders were inspired by both Baconian belief in experimental science and by Andreae’s tracts. Travis Butcher rated it liked it Dec 11, Retrieved from ” https: Create your own Private Christiabopolis by searching or browsing to find items of interest and then adding them to a collection.


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to 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. christianoppolis

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This article includes a list of referencesrelated reading or external linksbut its sources remain andread because it lacks inline citations. Published November 5th by Cosimo Classics first published Grace Hart marked it as to-read Nov 16, 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”.

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 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.