Christianopolis has 12 ratings and 2 reviews. the little known Utopia created by German theologian and scholar JOHANN VALENTIN ANDREAE (). Trove: Find and get Australian resources. Books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. Christianopolis is the little known Utopia created by German theologian and scholar JOHANN VALENTIN ANDREAE ().

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To ask other readers questions about Christianopolisplease sign up. Teddy rated it did not like it Mar 10, Liviu rated it liked it Feb 01, He visited Dillingen, a bastion of the Jesuitswhom he regarded as the Antichrist.

Refresh and try again. 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 The founders were inspired by both Baconian belief in experimental science and by Andreae’s tracts. Jory Kamel marked it as to-read Dec 11, Celia marked it as to-read Aug 04, Open Preview See a Problem?

Johann Valentin Andreae’s Christianopolis : a utopia of the seventeenth century

Mar 24, Wreade rated it did not like it Shelves: He befriended Christoph Besold who encouraged Andreae’s interest in esotericism. Ryan marked it as to-read Aug 28, Ronald marked it as to-read May 05, Dexter rated it liked it Mar 02, Views Read Edit View history.

Chris Hoffman marked it as to-read Jul 17, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. In he planned a “Unio Christiana”. Travis Butcher rated it liked it Dec 11, In other projects Wikimedia Commons.

Boring as hell oops there i go again. Selected pages Title Page. May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Johannes Valentinus Andreae a. In he planned a “Unio Christiana”. Jonathan Duque rated it liked it Aug 27, His role in the origin of the Rosicrucian legend is controversial. Inhe became preacher at the court and councillor of the consistory Konsistorialrat in Stuttgart, where he advocated a fundamental church reform.


Zooie marked it as to-read Sep 17, Erick rated it it was ok May 22, Return to Book Page. Tisza marked it as to-read Oct 24, The focus of this movement was the need for education and the encouragement of sciences as the key to zndreae prosperity. But like many vaguely-religious Renaissance movements at this time, the scientific ideas being promoted were often tinged with hermeticism, andgeae and neo-Platonic concepts.

Common terms and phrases affairs Andreae’s Atlantis Bacon bear boast body Calw Campanella Chap chapter Chris Christ Christian Christianopolis church citizens Civitas Civitas Solis Comenius Comenius’s consider death Descriptio desire divine Dury duties earth easily England especially evil fact faith Fama Fama Fraternitatis favor Felsenburg flesh former Francis Bacon friends give given Gott greatest Hartlib heaven Hence highest Holy honor human ideal individual inhabitants investigation island Joachim Jungius Johann Valentin Andreae John Dury knowledge language laws light literature live look marriage matters ment mentioned mind Mohrke morals nature ness never Nova Solyma parents piety practical praise prayers principles pupils reference reform religion religious republic Robinsonade Royal Society sacred Samuel Hartlib Satan secret Sevarambes soul speak spirit Sprat strangers teach theosophy things tianopolis tion truth Utopia virtues Weckherlin whole words youth.

He died in Stuttgart. 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”.

christianoolis Andrea Zuvich marked it as to-read Feb 19, A prominent student of the Stift during this period was Johannes Kepler. Thanks for telling us about the problem.


He said in old age that he wrote this fake document in his youth circa Brian Smith rated it liked it Oct 09, 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.

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.

My library Help Advanced Book Search. Maddie added it Jan 02, Deneault marked it as to-read Mar 26, 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”.

Paperbackpages. After that, he taught young nobles and hiked with his students through Switzerland, France, Austria and Italy. About Johann Valentin Andreae.

Holly rated it liked it Feb 10, 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.