Cover of: Ernst Kantorowicz |

Ernst Kantorowicz

Erträge der Doppeltagung Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt
  • 296 Pages
  • 3.59 MB
  • 8636 Downloads
  • English

F. Steiner , Stuttgart
Kantorowicz, Ernst Hartwig, 1895-1963 -- Congresses., Historians -- Germany -- Biography -- Congre

Places

Ge

StatementRobert L. Benson, Johannes Fried (Hgg.).
SeriesFrankfurter historische Abhandlungen ;, Bd. 39
ContributionsBenson, Robert Louis, 1925-, Fried, Johannes.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDD86.7.K3 E69 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination296 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL431051M
ISBN 103515069593
LC Control Number98138540
OCLC/WorldCa38905572

This book, published inis titled The King's Two Bodies: A Study in Mediaeval Political Theology. Its author is Ernst H. Kantorowicz, a Jewish historian and medievalist from Germany who immigrated to the United States in Cited by: of 36 results for Books: Ernst Kantorowicz The King's Two Bodies: A Study in Medieval Political Theology (Princeton Classics (87)) by Ernst Kantorowicz, William Chester Jordan, et al.

| Ernst Kantorowicz was one of the most influential medieval historians of the twentieth century, and one whose life more than merited a biography of his own: a bisexual dandy born into a wealthy Jewish family, a veteran of the First World War who began his academic career as part of a reactionary, homoerotic group of romantic nationalists, wrote a best-selling biography of the Emperor Frederick /5.

Ernst Kantorowicz's grandfather, Hartwig Kantorowicz (–), was born to this milieu. He and his wife Sophie (the granddaughter of a rabbi) sold home-produced liquor from a stand in the market when they were young, around the time of the painting just : Princeton University Press.

Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life by Robert Lerner. The first complete biography of an influential historian whose dramatic life intersected with many great events and thinkers of the twentieth century This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (–), an influential and controversial German-American intellectual whose colorful.

Ernst H. Kantorowicz (–) taught at the University of California, Berkeley, and was a member of the Institute for Advanced Study in Leyser is associate professor of medieval history at Worcester College, University of Oxford. He is the author of Authority and Asceticism from Augustine to Gregory the m Chester Jordan is professor of history at Princeton.

Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz (May 3, – September 9, ) was a German-American historian of medieval political and intellectual history and art, known for his book Kaiser Friedrich der Zweite on Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II, and The King's Two Bodies (). [1]. ERNST KANTOROWICZ A Life By Robert E.

Lerner Illustrated. Princeton University Press. $ Inwhen America was obsessed with the Author: George Prochnik. Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life is a deeply His book is bound to be not only the definitive study of Kantorowicz’s life but Ernst Kantorowicz book a major contribution to the growing literature on Kantorowicz’s work."—Joseph Mali, European Legacy "[This book's] value is beyond question.".

In Ernst Kantorowicz published a book that would be the guide for generations of scholars through the arcane mysteries of medieval political theology.

Details Ernst Kantorowicz FB2

In The King's Two Bodies, Kantorowicz traces the historical problem posed by the "King's two bodies"--the Ernst Kantorowicz book politic and the body natural--back to the Middle Ages and demonstrates, by placing the concept in its proper setting of medieval 5/5(1).

In this remarkable book, Ernst Kantorowicz explores this dynamic paradox by tracing the genealogy of legal and theological elaborations of divine kingship and the corpus mysticum. This extensively It is an inconvenient fact that the most powerful social forces – God, the law, the market – all happen to be invisible and incapable of their /5.

This article is an adapted excerpt from Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life (Princeton University Press, ) by Robert E. Lerner, Member (–89) in the School of Historical Studies.

A medieval historian working on millenarian movements, heresy, and religious, intellectual, and cultural history, Lerner is currently the Peter B. Ritzma Professor in the Humanities Emeritus at Northwestern University. Ernst Kantorowicz (–) on the basis both of “work” and “life.” More than fifty years after his death Kantorowicz remains one of the most influen-tial of all medieval historians, perhaps the most influential.

To be sure, the work of others might count as equally great: the names of Henri Pirenne, MarcFile Size: KB. An old book, nearly a classicThis book, published inis titled The King's Two Bodies: A Study in Mediaeval Political Theology."—-Bernard-Henri Levy, New Republic "Professor Ernst Kantorowicz has in this volume given us a monumental work of superb scholarship and profound learning, magnificently produced by Princeton University : Princeton University Press.

Ernst Kantorowicz, son of a wealthy German Jewish liqueur manufacturing family, aesthete, intellectual, confirmed bachelor, active bisexual, and groundbreaking medievalist, is a contentious figure, even within Robert E. Lerner’s Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life.

Ambitious, self-confident, and privileged, Kantorowicz often presents like the 5/5. A very real love of research clearly encouraged Kantorowicz to become one of those scholarly types, upholding the virtue of objectivity, whom his first book had so scandalised.

That it was the ironic detachment of an Oxford don having rubbed off from exchanges with Bowra (p. ) which led him to abandon talk of the ‘Secret Germany’ must. Book Description: This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (), an influential and controversial German-American intellectual whose colorful and dramatic life intersected with many of the great events and thinkers of his time.

“At the beginning of this book,” Ernst Kantorowicz wrote in the preface to The King's Two Bodies, “stands a conversation held twelve years ago with my friend Max Radin (then John H.

Boalt Professor of Law, at Berkeley) in his tiny office in Boalt Hall, brimful floor to ceiling and door to window of books, papers, folders, notes—and life.” 1 The conversation the two men had that day Cited by: 5. Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life - Ebook written by Robert E.

Lerner.

Description Ernst Kantorowicz PDF

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Ernst Kantorowicz: A : Robert E.

Lerner. In Ernst Kantorowicz published a book that would be the guide for generations of scholars through the arcane mysteries of medieval political theology. In The King's Two Bodies, Kantorowicz traces the historical problem posed by the "King's two bodies"--the body politic and the body natural--back to the Middle Ages and demonstrates, by.

This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (), an influential and controversial German-American intellectual whose colorful and dramatic life intersected with many of the great events and thinkers of his time.

This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (–), an influential and controversial German-American intellectual whose colorful and dramatic life intersected with many of the great events and thinkers of his by: 2. Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz (May 3, – September 9, ) was a German historian of medieval political and intellectual history and art, known for his book Kaiser Friedrich der Zweite on Holy Roman Emperor Frederick II, and The King's Two Bodies ().

Kantorowicz was born in Posen (Polish: Poznań, then in Prussia) to a wealthy, assimilated German-Jewish family and as a young man. As most medievalists know, Norman Cantor, in his book Inventing the Middle Ages, labelled Kantorowicz and another German historian, Percy Ernst Schramm, the ‘Nazi Twins’, and Lerner systematically critiques this view of Kantorowicz by offering a far more careful and nuanced interpretation of Kantorowicz’s politics than Cantor or anyone Author: Jonathan R Lyon.

Get this from a library. Ernst Kantorowicz: a life. [Robert E Lerner] -- This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (), an influential and controversial German-American intellectual whose colorful and dramatic life intersected with many of the.

Ernst Kantorowicz, however, was a medieval historian who could bring conversations to a boil. Highly cultured and urbane, he began life as a far-right nationalist but had to flee his native land and ended up opposing an anti-Communist witch-hunt in his adopted country.

Ernst Kantorowicz A Life (Book): Lerner, Robert E.: This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (), an influential and controversial German-American intellectual whose colorful and dramatic life intersected with many of the great events and thinkers of his time.

A medieval historian whose ideas exerted an influence far beyond his field, he is most famous for two books. Buy ernst kantorowicz Books at Shop amongst our popular books, includ Ernst Kantorowicz, The King's Two Bodies and more from ernst kantorowicz.

Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Format Book Published Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, [] Language English ISBNX Description xv, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Ernst Kantorowicz: A Life, by Robert E.

Lerner, Princeton: Princeton University Press,xv + pp. Beyond the ranks of medievalists, Ernst Kantorowicz () is largely known for his magisterial book The King’s Two Bodies: A Study in Medieval Political Theology.

Robert E.

Download Ernst Kantorowicz EPUB

Norton, “Ernst Kantorowicz: Man of Two Bodies,” The Times Literary Supplement (Febru ) From the New York Times: “[I]t was only after he moved to the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton that inat the age of 62, Kantorowicz finally published the book that made his reputation: “The King’s Two Bodies.

In this remarkable book, Ernst Kantorowicz explores this dynamic paradox by tracing the genealogy of legal and theological elaborations of divine kingship and the “corpus mysticum.” This extensively resea It is an inconvenient fact that the most powerful social forces – God, the law, the market – all happen to be invisible and incapable /5(23).

There are some books which become so influential that there is just no getting around them. For researchers of royal studies and premodern political thought Ernst H. Kantorowicz's book The King's Two Bodies is one of them. Even if you've never read it, you certainly have heard about it, and maybe also used the main.