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Kantorowicz, Ernst Hartwig 1895-1963

Overview
Works: 148 works in 740 publications in 9 languages and 8,479 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Church history  Conference papers and proceedings  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Art 
Subject Headings: Historians 
Roles: Author, Honoree, Editor
Classifications: DD151, 923.143
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Frederick the Second, 1194-1250 by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( Book )

282 editions published between 1927 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 2,537 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
The king's two bodies : a study in mediaeval political theology by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( Book )

78 editions published between 1937 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 1,551 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
Laudes regiae : a study in liturgical acclamations and mediaeval ruler worship by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( Book )

42 editions published between 1946 and 1974 in 3 languages and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected studies by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( Book )

19 editions published between 1965 and 1998 in English and German and held by 382 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Deux corps du roi : essai sur la théologie politique au Moyen Age by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( Book )

37 editions published between 1989 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oeuvres by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( Book )

7 editions published between 1989 and 2000 in French and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

11 editions published between 1984 and 2004 in French and German and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 1989 and 2012 in Italian and held by 59 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
Le lever du roi by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( Book )

4 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Los dos cuerpos del rey : un estudio de teología política medieval by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( Book )

11 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 56 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 1995 in Italian and Spanish and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ernst Kantorowicz zum Gedächtnis by Josef Fleckenstein( Book )

2 editions published in 1964 in German and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laudes Regiae : uno studio sulle acclamazioni liturgiche e sul culto del sovrano nel Medioevo by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The baptism of the apostles by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( Book )

2 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I misteri dello stato by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in Italian and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Die Wiederkehr gelehrter Anachorese im Mittelalter by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( Book )

4 editions published in 1937 in German and Undetermined and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the golden marriage belt and the marriage rings of the Dumbarton Oaks Collection by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( )

1 edition published in 1960 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oriens Augusti--lever du roi by Ernst Hartwig Kantorowicz( )

2 editions published in 1963 in French and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The king's two bodies : a study in mediaeval political theology
Alternative Names
Ernestus Kantorowicz

Ernst Kantorowicz deutsch-amerikanischer Historiker und Mediävist

Ernst Kantorowicz Duits kunsthistoricus (1895-1963)

Ernst Kantorowicz German art historian

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. (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

エルンスト・H. カントーロヴィチ

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 (188)

French (58)

Italian (51)

Japanese (16)

Spanish (12)

Polish (1)

Russian (1)

Czech (1)

Covers
Ernst Kantorowicz : Erträge der Doppeltagung Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität, Frankfurt