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Kantorowicz, Ernst H. (Ernst Hartwig) 1895-1963

Overview
Works: 216 works in 927 publications in 10 languages and 10,380 library holdings
Genres: History  Lauds (Music)  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Church history  Biographies  Conference papers and proceedings  Art  Academic theses 
Subject Headings: Historians 
Roles: Author, Contributor, win, Editor, 070, Author of introduction, Creator
Classifications: DD151, 923.143
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The king's two bodies : a study in mediaeval political theology by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

99 editions published between 1937 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 2,250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation In 1957 Ernst Kantorowicz published a book that would be the guide for generations of scholars through the arcane mysteries of medieval political theology. InThe 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 placing the concept in its proper setting of medieval thought and political theory, how the early-modern Western monarchies gradually began to develop a "political theology."The king's natural body has physical attributes, suffers, and dies, naturally, as do all humans; but the king's other body, the spiritual body, transcends the earthly and serves as a symbol of his office as majesty with the divine right to rule. The notion of the two bodies allowed for the continuity of monarchy even when the monarch died, as summed up in the formulation "The king is dead. Long live the king."Bringing together liturgical works, images, and polemical material, The King's Two Bodiesexplores the long Christian past behind this "political theology." It provides a subtle history of how commonwealths developed symbolic means for establishing their sovereignty and, with such means, began to establish early forms of the nation-state. Kantorowicz fled Nazi Germany in 1938, after refusing to sign a Nazi loyalty oath, and settled in the United States. While teaching at the University of California, Berkeley, he once again refused to sign an oath of allegiance, this one designed to identify Communist Party sympathizers. He resigned as a result of the controversy and moved to the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, where he remained for the rest of his life, and where he wroteThe King's Two Bodies
Frederick the Second, 1194-1250 by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

191 editions published between 1927 and 2020 in 7 languages and held by 2,004 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Product Description: 1st edition, Constable, London, 1931. Authorised English version by E.O. Lorimer with seven maps, including two fold-outs
Laudes regiae; a study in liturgical acclamations and mediaeval ruler worship by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

28 editions published between 1946 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected studies by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

22 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 470 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

English, Latin or German. "Ernst H. Kantorowicz: bibliography of writings": p. xi-xiv. Bibliographical footnotes
Les Deux corps du roi : essai sur la théologie politique au Moyen Age by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

41 editions published between 1957 and 2019 in 7 languages and held by 423 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La 4e de couv. indique : "Ernst Kantorowicz scrute le «mystère de l'État», concentré dans la conception des Deux Corps du roi : le mystère de l'émergence, dans le cadre des monarchies de l'Occident chrétien, entre le Xe et le XVIIe siècle, au travers et au-delà de la personne physique du prince, de cette personne politique indépendante de lui bien qu'incarnée en lui, et destinée à vivre un jour sous le nom d'État. C'est l'alchimie théologico-politique qui a présidé à cette opération capitale que reconstitue l'ouvrage. La transmutation de la figure royale a pour point de départ le modèle des deux natures du Christ. Elle a pour moteur la rivalité mimétique à la faveur de laquelle le pouvoir séculier s'affirme en face de l'Église en s'emparant de ses attributs de corps mystique. Avec une prodigieuse érudition, Ernst Kantorowicz éclaire les fondations métaphysiques de l'État moderne. Sa volonté de retracer une «histoire totale» transparaît dans le regard que porte l'auteur sur la théorisation des Deux Corps du roi ; il associe aussi bien l'apport de l'économie, de la culture, que de l'interprétation sociale et psychologique. Le savoir le plus spécialisé est au service, ici, de l'exhumation d'un des pans les plus secrets et les plus décisifs du «miracle européen». Il fait de ce chef-d'œuvre de l'histoire médiévale l'un des livres-clés de nos origines."
Kaiser Friedrich der Zweite by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

61 editions published between 1927 and 1998 in 3 languages and held by 235 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

L'empereur Frédéric II by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

10 editions published between 1987 and 1998 in French and Italian and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce livre a sa légende, qui ne tient pas seulement aux soixante ans de retard avec lequel arrive la traduction française de ce chef-d'œuvre, paru en Allemagne en 1927. Ni à la personnalité de son auteur, né à Poznan en 1895, mort à Princeton en 1963, grand universitaire juif contraint à l'exil outre-Atlantique par les lois de Nuremberg.Frédéric II est lui-même un empereur de légende (1194-1250) abandonné des Hohenstaufen qui, grâce à son seul charme, reconquiert sans coup férir un royaume qui s'étend de la Sicile à la Baltique, pour aller ensuite guerroyer en Terre sainte, se lier d'amitié avec les infidèles, braver le pape et finir avec la réputation d'Antéchrist, en laissant un souvenir qui a hanté la mémoire allemande jusqu'à Hitler.Mais au travers de l'épopée frédéricienne, l'énorme ouvrage de Kantorowicz, histoire faite littérature tout en restant histoire, traite aussi et surtout de l'Etat moderne, de son émergence au sein d'une société déchirée entre de multiples pouvoirs, autour d'une personnalité charismatique. Tour à tour sont ainsi reconsidérés le conflit entre le culte étatique et la religion chrétienne, les rôles respectifs de la violence physique et du droit écrit, de la guerre et de la bureaucratie, les apports multiformes et complexes entre le politique et le symbolique, tous thèmes que l'auteur devait reprendre en profondeur et faire culminer dans The King's Two Bodies, Les Deux Corps du roi, 1957 (à paraître).Longtemps Kantorowicz s'est opposé à la réédition de son livre, dont le ton " ne correspondait plus, dit pudiquement son dernier éditeur, à sa nouvelle façon de voir ". Sans doute a-t-on là en effet l'une des rares entreprises historiques d'importance a avoir été authentiquement guidée par une inspiration nietzschéenne : quelque chose comme le portrait d'un surhomme
Kaiser Friedrich der Zweite by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

17 editions published between 1927 and 1994 in German and Undetermined and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oeuvres by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

9 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in French and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kaiser Friedrich der Zweite by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

22 editions published between 1931 and 1994 in German and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mourir pour la patrie : et autres textes by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

13 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in French and German and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le lever du roi by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

9 editions published between 1963 and 2004 in French and English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laudes regiae : une étude des acclamations liturgiques et du culte du souverain au Moyen Âge by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

10 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I due corpi del Re : l'idea di regalità nella teologia politica medievale by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

6 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Italian and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agli inizi del XVI secolo un giurista inglese, Plowden, sostiene una singolare teoria sulla persona del re: di là dal suo corpo naturale, mortale, soggetto alle malattie e alla vecchiaia, il sovrano dispone anche di un corpo <<politico>>, invisibile, incorruttibile, che mai invecchia, si ammala o muore. In questo secondo corpo, che passa da un re all'altro in una successione virtualmente senza fine, si concentra l'essenza della sovranità, del potere regale. Dalla scoperta di questa finzione giuridica, enunciata allo scopo di porre al riparo i diritti della Corona e dello Stato dalle pretese di poteri e istituzioni particolari, nasce l'affascinante ricerca di Kantorowicz attorno al tema medievale del corpo doppio, della persona ficta e della dignitas immateriale che conferisce l'aureola dell'autorità, la legittimazione stessa del potere. I due corpi del Re è ormai un classico, e non solo dell'indagine sulla ritualità e la simbologia del potere: quella dignitas perpetua, che <<non muore mai>>, cercata senza sosta in tutte le sue manifestazioni nell'universo mentale del Medioevo, porta Kantorowicz alla scoperta della piú grande, e laica, di queste figure fittizie: l'humanitas, la dignità stessa dell'essere uomo che accompagna, come un corpo mistico perenne, ogni singolo individuo
Los dos cuerpos del rey : un estudio de teología política medieval by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in Spanish and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The fundamental issue : documents and marginal notes on the University of California loyalty oath by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

6 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernst Kantorowicz zum Gedächtnis by Universität Frankfurt am Main( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in German and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La sovranità dell'artista : mito e immagine tra Medioevo e Rinascimento by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

7 editions published in 1995 in Italian and Spanish and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laudes Regiae : a study in liturgical acclamations and mediaeval ruler worship ; with a study of the music of the laudes and musical transcriptions by Manfred F. Bukofzer by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

10 editions published between 1946 and 1974 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frederick the Second, 1194-1250. Authorized English version by E.O. Lorimer by Ernst H Kantorowicz( Book )

5 editions published between 1957 and 1967 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The king's two bodies : a study in mediaeval political theology
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Ernst Kantorowicz : Erträge der Doppeltagung Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt
Alternative Names
Ernestus Kantorowicz

Ernst H. Kantorowicz

Ernst Kantorowicz deutsch-amerikanischer Historiker und Mediävist

Ernst Kantorowicz Duits kunsthistoricus (1895-1963)

Ernst Kantorowicz German art historian

Ernst Kantorowicz historiador de l'art alemany

Ernst Kantorowicz historiador del arte alemán

Ernst Kantorowicz historian gjerman i artit

Ernst Kantorowicz historien allemand

Ernst Kantorowicz storico tedesco

Kantorowicz, E. 1895-1963

Kantorowicz, E. (Ernst Hartwig), 1895-1963

Kantorowicz, Ernesto 1895-1963

Kantorowicz, Ernst.

Kantorowicz Ernst 1895-1963

Kantorowicz, Ernst H.

Kantorowicz Ernst H. 1895-1963

Kantorowicz, Ernst H. 1895-1963 (Ernst Hartwig)

Kantorowicz, Ernst H. (Ernst Hartwig), 1895-1963

Kantorowicz Ernst Hartwig

Kantorowicz, Ernst Hartwig 1895-1963

Ернст Канторович

Канторович, Эрнст

Канторович, Эрнст Хартвиг 1895-1963

Эрнст Канторович немецкий и американский историк

ארנסט קנטורוביץ' היסטוריון אמנות גרמני

エルンスト・カントロヴィチ

カントーロヴィチ, エルンスト・H.

カントロヴィッチ, エルンスト

カントロヴィッツ, E. H.

Languages
German (246)

English (220)

French (75)

Italian (49)

Japanese (16)

Spanish (14)

Polish (3)

Chinese (1)

Russian (1)

Czech (1)