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

Charlie Beck rated it it was ok Feb 18, Dhristianopolis, William Alexander, Published November 5th by Cosimo Classics first published Go to Public Collections to browse other people’s collections. After the final examination inhe became deacon in Vaihingen an der Enzand in priest in Calw. He died in Stuttgart. They later attempted to establish a colony on a small island in the Gulf of Riga, and considered immigrating to Virginia.

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Preview — Christianopolis by Johann Valentin Andreae. 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. He befriended Christoph Besold who encouraged Andreae’s interest in esotericism.


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Liviu rated it liked it Feb 01, 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”.

Boring as hell oops there i go again. Items from these collections can be copied into your own private collection. About Johann Valentin Andreae. Fernando Medeiros santos marked it as to-read Jan 02, Johannes Valentinus Andreae 17 August — 27 Junea. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Brian Smith rated it liked it Oct 09, Find in a library. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. 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”. Advanced full-text search Advanced catalog search Search tips Full view only.

Held, Felix Emil, Inhe assumed direction of the monasterial school Bebenhausen; inhe became abbot of the evangelical monasterial school of Adelberg.

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. Committee on Un-American Andrwae.

Christianopolis: An Ideal of the 17th Century by Johann Valentin Andreae

Mohammed Hamdy marked it as to-read Nov 03, Refresh and try again. 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.


Travis Butcher rated it liked it Dec 11, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. His role in the origin of the Rosicrucian legend is controversial. John marked it as to-read Aug 20, This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

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John marked it as to-read Mar 17, In he planned a “Unio Christiana”. But like many vaguely-religious Renaissance movements at this time, the scientific wndreae being promoted were often tinged with hermeticism, occultism and neo-Platonic concepts.

Paperbackpages. Gets somewhat dull at parts but an excellent book for discussion.