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Rudolf II and Prague

The Court and the City

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Published by Thames & Hudson .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Renaissance art,
  • The Arts: General Issues,
  • History - European,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions,
  • 1552-1612,
  • History - General,
  • II,,
  • Exhibition Catalogs,
  • Czech Republic,
  • Art,
  • Art & Art Instruction,
  • Arts, Czech,
  • Holy Roman Emperor,,
  • Prague,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - General,
  • Exhibitions,
  • Art patronage,
  • Rudolf

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEliska Fucikova (Editor), James M. Bradburne (Editor), Beket Bukovinska (Editor), Jaroslava Hausenblasova (Editor), Lumomir Konecny (Editor), Ivan Muchka (Editor), Michal Sronek (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages800
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7653671M
    ISBN 100500237379
    ISBN 109780500237373

    Rudolf II. The Emperor Rudolf II of Austria () was born on J as the eldest son of Maximilian II. He became King of Bohemia in and was made Emperor in In , he moved the imperial court to Prague and proceeded to transform Prague into a city filled with astronomers, alchemists, artists, craftsmen, and humanists. Prag zur Zeit Rudolfs II. Prague at the time of Emperor Rudolph II. Description: pages, 80 pages of plates: illustrations (some color) ; 17 cm. Series Title: Má vlast. Řada C, sv. Other Titles: Praga v period pravlenii︠a︡ Rudolʹfa II Prag zur Zeit Rudolfs II Prague at the time of Emperor Rudolph II.

    Spranger emerged as one of the most prominent artists at the court of Rudolf II in Prague and the most significant Northern Mannerist artist of his generation. Adding a unique dimension to the exhibition are works by artists who helped shape Spranger's artistic horizon. Read . 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.

    Prague (Czech: Praha), the capital of the kingdom of Bohemia, grew out of a number of originally separate settlements (including the Old Town, the New Town and Malá Strana or Lesser Quarter), which were amalgamated under Joseph II in A number of Habsburg rulers, notably Rudolf II, resided at Prague Castle (Czech: Hradčany) after the crown of Bohemia had been acquired in. Prague (/ˈprɑːɡ/; Czech: Praha, [ˈpraɦa], German: Prag) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic, and formerly of Czechoslovakia and Bohemia. It is the 14th largest city in the European Union. It is also the historical capital of Bohemia. Situated in the north-west of the country on the Vltava River, the city is home to about million people, while its larger urban zone.


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Rudolf II and Prague Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the story of Rudolf II (), the Holy Roman Emperor who lived in Hradcany aka Prague Castle. One of his ancestors was Charles IV who built the Charles Bridge. Peter Marshall brings medieval Prague to life and allows one to step back in time to "see the hordes of alchemists, astrologers and magicians, soothsayers, fortune-tellers /5.

Rudolf II―Habsburg heir, Holy Roman Emperor, king of Hungary, Germany, and the Romans―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 Cited by: Essay. 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.

All books of the author Peter Marshall are available for a free download or to read directly from the site. To download The Mercurial Emperor: The Magic Circle of Rudolf II in Renaissance Prague book in PDF or EPUB format to your Rudolf II and Prague book, tablet or laptop click on the button available on the site.

Step into another world and experience beautiful furnishings and spectacular views of Prague's skyline. This exclusive suite is located on the second floor and features an imposing living room and a separate grand bedroom with exclusive Saffron bed made only out of natural materials such as wool, cotton, cashmere, natural rubber and horsehair.

Our Rudolf II Suite is furnished with stylish. 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’. 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 and Prague: The Court and the City (1st Edition) by Eliska Fucikova (Editor), Beket Bukovinska (Editor), Jaroslava Hausenblasova (Editor), Lumomir Konecny (Editor), Ivan Muchka (Editor), Michal Sronek (Editor), James M.

Bradburne (Editor), Elieska Fueciova [Hrsg.]: Eliška Fučíková, Thames &. Hudson, Et. Al Hardcover, Pages, Published   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 10 Jun EDT First.

Rudolf gave Prague a mystical and magical reputation that persists to this day, with Alchemists’ Alley on the grounds of Prague Castle a popular tourist attraction. Rudolf II Then, there is the Golem brought to life by the Rabbi of Prague, Judah Loew ben Bezalel to defend the Prague ghetto from anti semitic attacks.

The Magic Circle of Rudolf II: Alchemy and Astrology in Renaissance Prague | Peter Marshall | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

Prague - Music for Emperor Rudolf II' by the vocal ensemble Fraternitas Litteratorum, which means 'literary brotherhood'. The alchemist in question is Michael Maier, who lived from -and who was active in the court of the Habsburg Emperor Rudolph II. Rudolph chose to rule from Prague.

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.

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. This led to Protestants in Prague getting fairly miffed about the rights they were granted under Rudolf II – and upheld under Matthias – getting a tad curtailed.

The Protestants revolted and threw a bunch of very important people out of a window on as punishment for violating the Letter of Majesty. About the Series: Each book in TASCHEN's Basic Art series features: a detailed chronological summary of the life and oeuvre of the artist, covering his or her cultural and historical importance a concise biography approximately illustrations with explanatory captions Maximilian II, and Rudolf II in Prague, where he created the scenes 2/5(1).

In the summer of the city of Prague, former seat of one of the greatest and most influential monarchs in history, Rudolf II, is hosting a spectacular three 4/4(1). A study of the relationships between art, astrology and astronomy at the court of Rudolf II in Prague (). Originally delivered as a paper on the occasion of the international symposium Tycho Brahe and Prague: Crossroads of European.

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.

Rudolf II and Prague - the court and the city. on the occasion of the Exhibition Rudolf II and Prague: The Imerial court and Residential City at the Cultural and Spiritual Heart of Central Europe, 30 may - 7 september Fucikova, Eliska und James M.

Bradburne. The Codex Gigas (English: Giant Book) is the largest extant medieval illuminated manuscript in the world, at a length of 92 cm (36 in). It is also known as the Devil's Bible because of a very unusual full-page portrait of the devil, and the legend surrounding its creation.

It was created in the early 13th century in the Benedictine monastery of Podlažice in Bohemia, which is a region in the.Prague / Multimedia view of Prague during the Rule of Rudolf II: speaking of the Czech Republic, I think I got a poster of Sadeler’s copperplate on my trip to Prague but it’s not 9 meters long or animated, so I think this City of Prague Museum exhibit might be worth checking out.Prague Castle under Rudolf II, His Predecessors and Successors, / Eliska Fucikova In the Name of God: Religious Struggles in the Empire, / Herbet Haupt King Ferdinand I of Bohemia, Archduke Ferdinand II and the Prague Court, / Madelon Simons.