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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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John marked it as to-read Aug 20, Lists with This Book. Liviu rated it liked it Feb 01, 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. Account Options Sign in.

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 Christianoplis 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.

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He died in Stuttgart. Utopian civilization description, build around a god-awful pardon the pun monastery build like a fortress.

Grace Hart marked it as to-read Nov 16, April marked it as to-read Nov 23, The founders were inspired by both Baconian belief in experimental science and by Andreae’s tracts. Johannes Valentinus Andreae a. In his autobiography he indicated the Chymische Hochzeit as one of his works—as a “ludibrium”, possibly meaning “lampoon”.


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.

Christianopolis: An Ideal of the 17th Century – Johann Valentin Andreae – Google Books

He came to know Tobias Hessa Paracelsian physician with an interest in apocalyptic prophecy. Open Preview See a Problem? Books by Johann Valentin Andreae.

His role in the origin of the Rosicrucian legend is controversial. Paperbackpages. Inhe became preacher at the court and councillor of the consistory Konsistorialrat in Stuttgart, where he advocated a fundamental church reform.

An Ideal of the 17th Century. In he planned a “Unio Christiana”.

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

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May Learn how and when to remove this template message. Fernando Medeiros santos marked it as to-read Jan 02, 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.

Jory Kamel marked it as to-read Dec 11, After the final examination inhe became deacon in Vaihingen an der Enzand in priest in Calw.

Johannes Valentinus Andreae

Maddie added it Jan 02, Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. 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.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Gets somewhat dull at parts but an excellent book for discussion.