Rudolf II, Prague and the world

papers from the international conference, Prague, 2-4 September, 1997
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Statementedited by Lubomír Konečný with Beket Bukovinská and Ivan Muchka
ContributionsKonečný, Lubomír. 1946-, Bukovinská, Beket., Muchka, Ivan.
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p. :
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Open LibraryOL15299248M
ISBN 108090227996

It is "Rudolf II And His World" by R.J.W. Evans, Oxford University PressISBN That ground-breaking work is a bit out of date, although I see that there is a new "corrected paperback edition," on which I can't by: Rudolf II and Prague book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Nearly years after the death of Rudolph II, the city of Pra 5/5. Now, for the first time in Prague's history, his glorious realm is on display for all the world to see. In venues throughout Prague every aspect of Rudolf's extraordinary court can Prague and the world book seen: painting, sculpture, engraving, scientific and astrological instruments, decorative arts, and alchemical tools.4/4(1).

This book is an intriguing account of Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf the 2nd, his Hapsburg upbringing, his glorious and eccentric court at Prague and his Prague and the world book ranging interests from collecting art and precious stones to alchemy and the occult.

Rudolf cared more about his intellectual pursuits than the responsibility which came with his title/5. Rudolf II, Prague and the world: papers from the international conference, Prague, September / edited by Lubomír Konec̆ný with Beket Bukovinská and Ivan Muchka.

Get this from a library. Rudolf II, Prague and the world: papers from the International Conference, Prague, September, [Lubomír Konečný; Beket Bukovinská; Ivan Muchka;]. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "Published on the occasion of the exhibition: Rudolf II and Prague, the Imperial Court and Residential City as the Cultural and Spiritual Heart of Central Europe, 30 May September "--Title page verso.

In the summer of the city of Prague, former seat of one of the greatest andmost influential monarchs in history, Rudolf II, is hosting a spectacular three-month celebration of art, music, and science. Nearly four hundred years after Rudolf's death inthe reign of this enlightened and eccentric Hapsburg ruler, and the kaleidoscope of talents he assembled at his court, continues to.

Described by a noted contemporary as “the greatest art patron in the world,” Rudolf II Habsburg (–), king of Hungary and Bohemia, and Holy Roman Emperor, raised court patronage in post-Renaissance Europe to a new level of breadth and thriving city and era over which he reigned, from until his death twenty-nine years later, is known as Rudolfine Prague.

Combining the wonders and architectural beauty of sixteenth century Prague with the larger than-life characters of Rudolf's court, Peter Marshall provides an exciting new perspective on the pivotal moment of transition between medieval and modern, when the foundation was laid for the Scientific Revolution and the Enlightenment.

This book has been published on the occasion of the exhibition Rudolf II and Prague: The Imperial Court and Residential City as the Cultural and Spiritual Heart of Central Europe. Includes essays on various topics about the Imperial Court, the Residential City and Catalogue. RUDOLF II And Prague Summary.

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-- 4° OKtn. Seiten. einfbg. Historic exhibitions reflect their time and the identity of those promoting them. Rudolf II and Prague, the largest show ever mounted in the Czech capital, celebrates the brief climacteric - - when the Habsburg court moved from Vienna, and Prague became, for the first and last time in its history, the imperial capital of central Europe.

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Prague in the Reign of Rudolph II takes readers back to the days of the Habsburg Emperor Rudolph II (–) when Prague became the metropolis of the Holy Roman Empire, and when the imperial court was a much sought-after milieu for scholars and artists, as well as magicians and adventurers.

As the author notes, almost anyone of importance from inside—and even outside—the empire had to. Rudolf II—Habsburg heir, Holy Roman Emperor, king of Hungary, Germany, and theRomans—is one of history's great characters, and yet he remains largely an unknown figure.

His reign (–) roughly mirrored that of Queen Elizabeth I of England, and while her famous court is widely recognized as a sixteenth century Who's Who, Rudolf 's collection of mathematicians, alchemists, artists. : Rudolf II. and Prague, The Court and the City + Rudolf II., Prague and the World -- Konvolut of 2 books: Zwei englischsprachige Bildbände, Begleitbände zu der Prager Ausstellung bis September I.: Rudolf II and Prague, umfangreicher Katalog zu der Ausstellung, - mit zahlreichen farbigen Abbildungen im Text und ganzseitig, gedruckt auf.

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Rudolf II was one of the world's greatest collectors, he spared no expense in finding rare and exotic objects from around the world to fill his castle in Prague.

He never married, had a stable of 'imperial women', rarely left his castle or appeared in public, had little interest in the affairs of state - all of his energies were in his.

Rudolf II and Prague: The Court and the City by Eliska Fucikova, Lumomir Konecny, Jaroslava Hausenblasova Hardcover Book, pages See Other Available Editions Description Nearly years after the death of Rudolph II, the city of Prague is hosting during the summer of a celebration of art, music, and science in honor of the enlightened and eccentric Hapsburg ruler.

The Mercurial Emperor: The Magic Circle of Rudolf II in Renaissance Prague by Peter Marshall In the late 16th century the greatest philosophers, alchemists, astronomers, painters, and mathematicians of the day flocked to Prague to work under the patronage of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II, an emperor more interested in the great minds of his.

The collections of Rudolf II at Prague Castle were in their day among the largest and best-known in all Europe. Works of art and natural curiosities were to be found in various locations at Prague Castle: the Spanish Room for paintings, the New Room for sculptures, and the so-called Gangbau, the two-storey corridor with the Kunstkammer or cabinet of curiosities on the first floor and the.

Alex Butterworth is disappointed by Peter Marshall's study of Rudolf II, The Theatre of the World: Astrology and Magic in Renaissance Prague Alex Butterworth Sat. The exhibition, simply titled ''Rudolf II and Prague,'' is intended to remind the world that much of the spectacular scientific and cultural ferment of the late Renaissance took place in Prague.

The Holy Roman Emperor, Rudolf II, was extremely interested in the occult and gathered many alchemists and occultists in Prague in the 16th Century.

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The Holy Roman Emperor Rudolph II (reigned –) was one of the greatest patrons and collectors of art of the late 16th century.

His collection, kept in his castle in Prague, was one the largest ever assembled and included a huge number of clocks and scientific instruments. Rudolf himself is relegated to the sidelines for much of the book's middle section, as the focus turns to the brilliant minds attracted to Prague's climate of intellectual openness.

Under Maximilian II the imperial Habsburg Court commuted between Vienna and Prague, until Rudolf II made Prague his permanent residence in and set about extensively remodelling the castle. His huge collections of art made the whole of Prague Castle into one large ‘cabinet of art and curiosities’.

Prepared with the Prague Castle administration, under the general editorship of Eliska Fucikova, the world's foremost authority of Rudolf II, this official catalogue contains the most significant artistic achievements of the court and city/5.

Like many of his contemporaries, Rudolf II was fascinated by the occult and magical powers.

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At his court in Prague, the monarch employed a large number of scientists conducting studies in astronomy and astrology. Beside the astronomers Tycho Brahe and Johannes Kepler, they also included occultists such as John Dee and Edward Kelly.

The latter carried out alchemical experiments. Rudolf II and Prague by Eliska Fucikova(Editor), James M. Bradburne(Editor), Beket Bukovinska(Editor), Jaroslava Hausenblasova(Editor), Lumomir Konecny(Editor), Ivan Muchka(Editor, ISBNCompare new and used books prices among online bookstores.

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