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This page was last edited on 16 Novemberat 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.

He came to know Tobias Hessa Paracelsian physician with an interest in apocalyptic prophecy.

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

Refresh and try again. Informed by a rigid brand of Christian socialism, Christianopolis also anereae a high regard for teachers, and approaches the world from both a scientific and artistic perspective.

Johann Valentin Andreae’s Christianopolis: Liviu rated it liked it Feb 01, Teddy rated it did not like it Mar 10, By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. He said in old age that he wrote this fake document in his youth circa Here he reformed the school and social institutions, and established institutions for charity and other aids.


The young Andreae studied theology and natural sciences — Andreae was a prominent member of the Protestant utopian movement which began in Germany and spread across northern Europe and into Britain under the mentorship of Samuel Hartlib and John Amos Comenius.

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Johann Valentin Andreae

Advanced full-text search Advanced catalog search Search tips Full view only. In his later works, alchemy is treated as a subject of ridicule and is placed with music, art, theatre and astrology in vvalentin category of the ‘less serious’ sciences.

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Bill marked it as to-read Mar 26, Tools Cite this Export citation file. From till Andreae traveled. Zooie marked it as to-read Sep 17, In he planned a “Unio Christiana”. After that, he taught young nobles and hiked with his students christoanopolis Switzerland, France, Austria and Italy.

Andrea Zuvich marked it as to-read Feb 19, The founders were inspired by both Baconian belief in experimental science and by Andreae’s tracts. 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 After the final examination inhe became deacon in Vaihingen an der Enzand in priest in Calw.

Search this index Full-text Catalog. The focus of this movement was the need for education and the encouragement of sciences as the key to national prosperity.

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April marked it as to-read Nov 23, Melissa Janda marked it as to-read Sep 10, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Dexter rated it liked it Mar 02, Curistianopolis searching is available within public or private collectionsand within individual items. Brian Smith rated it liked it Oct 09, He died in Stuttgart. Find in a library. 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”.



Tisza marked it as to-read Oct 24, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Jorgegg added it Jul 31, 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.

Retrieved from ” https: Jonathan Duque rated it liked it Aug johabn, He was refused the final examination and church service, probably for attaching a pasquill offensive, libelous note to the chancellor Enzlin’s door, on the occasion of his marriage.

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