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By James H. Overfield

This research of the highbrow lifetime of German universities within the 15th and early 16th centuries demonstrates that humanist-scholastic relatives weren't the colossal struggles depicted within the humanists' personal arguments or in lots of glossy chronicles. Eschewing neat yet deceptive dichotomies, the writer desribes the German humanists' critique of scholasticism from the 1450s to the 1510s and the scholastics' reaction. He lines the reception of humanists in Germany's universities, together with their position within the educational company, the "opposition" they confronted, and the speed of humanist curriculum reforms, and he locations the recognized Reuchlin affair and different highbrow feuds within the context of humanist-scholastic relations.

After 1500 the calls of the early humanists for the reform of Latin grammar guide and the instructing of the studia humanitatis gave method to extra encompassing assaults on scholastic theology and the philosophical choices of the humanities direction. This learn attracts on a large choice of assets to explain either the slow emergence of Renaissance humanism after 1450 and its swift triumph after 1500.

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Download E-books 180 westliche Kräuter in der Chinesischen Medizin - Behandlungsstrategien und Rezepturen PDF

By Helmut Magel, Wolfgang Prinz, Sibylle van Luijk

1. Auflage, 24. Oktober 2012

Übersichtlich und leicht nachvollziehbar: Westliche Kräuter nach den aus der Chinesischen Medizin bekannten energetischen Kriterien `Geschmack, Temperaturverhalten, Funktionskreisbezug, Wirkrichtig´ beurteilen und therapeutisch einsetzen. Nach den Arzneimittelgruppen der Chinesischen Medizin geordnete Kurzbeschreibungen von ca. one hundred eighty westlichen Kräutern zum Lernen und Nachschlagen. - Beschreibung nach den Kriterien, die für chinesische Arzneimittel kennzeichnend sind: Geschmack, Temperaturverhalten, Leitbahn-/Organ-/Funktionskreisbezug, Wirkrichtung. - Tabellarische Aufbereitung der Eigenschaften auf einen Blick zum schnellen Erfassen und Einprägen. - mit Beispielrezepturen für häufige Erkrankungen

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Download E-books Jew Suss PDF

By Lion Feuchtwanger

"The ebook; definite, their ebook. that they had no country, preserving them jointly, no kingdom, no soil, no king, no kind of lifestyles in universal. If, nevertheless, they have been one, extra one than the entire different peoples of the realm, it used to be the e-book that sweated them into cohesion. Brown, white, black, yellow Jews, huge and small, the best option and in rags, godless and pious, they may crouch and dream all their lives in a quiet room, or fare wonderfully in a radiant, golden whirlwind over the earth, yet sunk deep in them all used to be the lesson of the ebook. Manifold is the area, however it is useless and fleeting as wind; yet one and merely is the God of Israel, the eternal, the endless, the Jehovah." -Jud Süss, 1925. while Feuchtwanger’s top identified novels “Jew Süss” (“Power”) and “Ugly Duchess” have been first translated into English within the Twenties, they brought on a huge sensation in England after which in the USA. The critics all hailed Feuchtwanger because the grasp of the ancient novel—the peer of Dumas and Scott yet written with the psychology of our personal day. “Jew Süss,” set within the 18th century Germany (at the time inclusive of a variety of fragmented self reliant states), offers with an id main issue: that allows you to achieve social strength, the novel's protagonist makes an attempt to forsake his Jewish history and turns into assimilated into the mainstream of German tradition. greater than that, Süss unearths himself being within the place of capability kingmaker. awesome, beautiful and with an insatiable lust for strength, he virtually governed the Duke and his court docket, pandering to the vices of dissolute the Aristocracy, mounting via his intrigues to dizzying heights of energy. Süss’s simply weak spot, although, is his worthwhile, beautiful, mild daughter, Naomi. whilst her good looks turned uncovered to the beastliness of the Duke, tragedy got here quickly after.

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Download E-books Die Dame vom See (Der Hexer, Band 5) PDF

By Andrzej Sapkowski

Ciri, Prinzessin von Cintra und Schützling des Hexers Geralt von Riva, ist auf geheimnisvolle Weise in eine fremde Welt versetzt worden. Dort trifft sie auf einen jungen Ritter namens Galahad, der sie für die Dame vom See hält und dem sie ihre Geschichte erzählt: Die Kriege und Machtkämpfe, die seit Langem tobten, haben ihren Höhepunkt erreicht. Vilgefortz mit seinen Helfershelfern stellt sich zur Schlacht, bei der viele von Geralts Gefährten ihr Leben lassen müssen. Und es droht neue Gefahr in Gestalt des Kaisers Emhyr von Nilfgaard. Er wird von derselben uralten Prophezeiung geleitet, die auch das Handeln von Vilgefortz und Ciri bestimmte. Wiewohl im Besitz überwältigender Übermacht, scheut Emhyr bei der Konfrontation mit Geralt und Ciri vor der letzten Konsequenz zurück: Denn mit Ciri verbindet ihn mehr als nur die alte Weissagung...

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Download E-books All Quiet on the Western Front PDF

By A W. Wheen

Paul Baumer enlisted along with his classmates within the German military of global struggle I. younger, enthusiastic, they turn into infantrymen. yet regardless of what they've got realized, they holiday into items below the 1st bombardment within the trenches. And as terrible warfare plods on yr after yr, Paul holds speedy to a unmarried vow: to struggle opposed to the foundations of hate that meaninglessly pits younger males of an identical new release yet various uniforms opposed to every one other--if merely he can pop out of the conflict alive.
"The international has an excellent author in Erich Maria Remarque. he's a craftsman of undoubtedly first trank, a guy who can bend language to his will. even if he writes of guys or of inanimate nature, his contact is delicate, company, and sure."
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Download E-books The German Unemployed: Experiences and Consequences of Mass Unemployment from the Weimar Republic to the Third Reich PDF

Unemployment used to be possibly the foremost challenge confronting eu society on the time within which this e-book was once first released in 1987, and is arguably nonetheless the case this day. This choice of essays via British and German historians contributes to the talk through taking a detailed examine unemployment within the Weimar Republic.

• What teams have been such a lot critically affected, and why?
• How did they react? How powerful have been welfare and activity production schemes?
• Did unemployment gasoline social instability and political extremism?
• How a ways used to be unemployment a reason for the cave in of the Weimar Republic and the triumph of the 3rd Reich?
• Did the Nazis resolve the unemployment challenge by way of peaceable Keynsianism or via giant rearmament?

This ebook is perfect for college kids of heritage, sociology, and economics.

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Download E-books The Carolingians in Central Europe, Their History, Arts, and Architecture: A Cultural History of Central Europe, 750-900 (Volume XVIII) (Brill Cultures, Beliefs and Traditions Medieval and Early Modern Peoples Series) PDF

By Herbert Schutz

This publication provides an old assessment of the Frankish nation-states in significant Europe throughout the Carolingian interval. by contrast historical past half II of the e-book examines the cultural stock deposited by means of the scribal tradition in primary Europe as represented through manuscripts, crystals, ivories and gem encrusted liturgical artwork. half III bargains with such examples of Carolingian wall portray and structure as are nonetheless obvious in valuable Europe. although a few examples are by-product, many are unique. to mirror the elegance of the gadgets and surfaces mentioned in components II and III, the publication is lavishly ornamented with pertinent colour illustrations. Black and white illustrations ordinarily serve the illustration of structure.

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Download E-books Buddenbrooks Verfall einer Familie (German Edition) PDF

It's the tale of 4 generations of a filthy rich bourgeois family members in northern Germany dealing with the arrival of modernity; in an doubtful new global, the family's bonds and traditions start to fall apart. As Mann charts the Buddenbrooks' decline from prosperity to financial disaster, from ethical and psychic soundness to sickly piety, creative decadence, and insanity, he ushers the reader right into a international of attractive power, pieced jointly from births and funerals, weddings and divorces, recipes, gossip, and earthy humor. comprises precise illustrations.

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Download E-books Burning the Reichstag: An Investigation into the Third Reich's Enduring Mystery PDF

By Benjamin Carter Hett

In February 1933, Adolf Hitler had just a tenuous take hold of on energy. Chancellor of Germany for in basic terms 4 weeks, he led a delicate coalition executive. The Nazis had misplaced seats within the Reichstag within the contemporary election, and claimed merely 3 of 13 cupboard posts. Then on February twenty seventh, arson despatched the Reichstag, the house and image of German democracy, up in flames. instantly blaming the Communists, Hitler's new executive licensed a decree that tore the center out of the democratic structure of the Weimar Republic and cancelled the guideline of legislation. 5 thousand humans have been instantly arrested. The Reichstag fireplace marked the genuine starting of the 3rd Reich, which governed for 12 extra years. the talk surrounding the fire's origins has continued for 80.

In Burning the Reichstag, Benjamin Hett bargains a gripping account of Hitler's upward push to dictatorship-one that demanding situations orthodoxy and recovers the genuine value of the half the fireplace performed. on the scene the police arrested 23-year-old Marinus van der Lubbe, a Dutch Communist stonemason. even though he used to be before everything brushed aside in a foreign country as a Nazi instrument, post-war historians because the Fifties have principally judged him exclusively guilty-a lone arsonist exploited via Hitler. Hett's booklet reopens the case, supplying vibrant graphics of key figures, together with Rudolf Diels, Hermann Goering, Joseph Goebbels, and the historian Fritz Tobias, whose account of the fireplace has, beforehand, been the traditional. using a few new assets and records, Hett units the Reichstag hearth in a much wider context, revealing how and why it has remained one of many final mysteries of the Nazi interval, and some of the most arguable and contested occasions within the twentieth century.

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By Cornelia Funke

Wenige Wochen sind vergangen, seit die Weißen Frauen Staubfinger mitgenommen haben. Meggie und ihre Eltern leben auf einem verlassenen Hof in den Hügeln östlich von Ombra. An diesem friedlichen Ort lässt sich quick vergessen, was once auf der Nachtburg geschehen ist. Doch in der Dunkelheit, wenn Meggie am Fenster steht und auf Farid wartet, hört sie den Eichelhäher schreien. Und dann verschwindet ihr Vater mit dem Schwarzen Prinzen und dem Starken Mann im Wald, denn er muss dafür sorgen, dass die Schatten über Ombra weichen...

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