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Rudolf Steiner Archive 

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 19

In secret to encompass now
With memory what I've newly got
Shall be my striving's further aim:
Thus, ever strengthening, selfhood's forces
Shall be awakened from within
And growing, give me to myself.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 45

My power of thought grows firm
United with the spirit's birth.
It lifts the senses' dull attractions
To bright-lit clarity.
When soul-abundance
Desires union with the world's becoming,
Must senses' revelation
Receive the light of thinking.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

List of Names


Aquinas, St Thomas (1225–74)
Aristotle (384–322 BC)
Arnet
Atwood, George (1746–1807)
Augustine, St (354–430)

Bayle, Pierre (1647–1706)
Boos, Roman (1889–1952)
Buechner, Ludwig (1824–99)

Christlieb, Max (1862–1916) (not mentioned by name)
Clemenceau, Georges (1841–1929)

Dante Alighieri (1265–1321)
Darwin, Charles (1809–82)
Dessoir, Max (1867–1947)
Deufien, Paul (1845–1919)
Dionysius the Areopagite

Eckhart, Johannes (c. 1260–1327)

Ferriere, Adolphe (1879–1960)
Feuerbach, Ludwig (1804–72)
Fichte, Johann Gottlieb (1762–1814)
Fuchs, Hugo (not mentioned by name)

Garbe, Richard von (1857–1927)
Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von (1749–1832) (also Goetheanism)
Grimm, Herman (1828–1901)

Harnack, Adolf von (1851–1930) 151
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich (1770–1831)
Herder, Johann Gottfried (1744–1803)
Humboldt, Wilhelm von (1767–1835)
Hus, Johann (c. 1369–1415)

James, William (1842–1910)

Katschthaler, Johann Baptist (1832–1914) (not mentioned by name)
Keely, John Worrell (1827–98)
Keyserling, Hermann (1880–1946)
Knapp, Alfred
Kuehn, Hans (1889–1977)

Leinhas, Emil (1878–1967)
Lenin, Vladimir Ilyich (1870–1924)
Lessing, Gothold Ephraim (1729–81)

Marx, Karl (1818–83)
Metzdorff–Teschner, Elisabeth Mathilde
Moleschott, Jakob (1822–93)
Molt, Emil (1876–1936)

Nero, Lucius Domitius (37–68)

Paquet, Alfons (1881–1944)
Plato (c. 427–c.347 BC)

Ranke, Leopold von (1795–1886)
Rasputin, Grigoriy Efimovich (?1871–1916)
Reichardt, Mathilde (not mentioned by name)
Rohm, Karl

Schelling, Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph von (1775–1854)
Schiller, Johann Christoph Friedrich von (1759–1805)
Seiling, Max (1852–1928)
Spencer, Herbert (1820–1903)
Spengler, Oswald (1880–1936)

Tagore, Sir Rabindranath (1861–1941)
Tauler, Johannes (c. 1300–61)
Tolstoy, Count Leo Nikolayevich (1828–1910)
Traub, Friedrich (b. 1860)
Trine, Ralph Waldo (1866–1958)
Trotsky, Leon (1879–1940)

Unger, Carl (1878–1929)

Vogt, Carl ( 1817–1895)

Wasmann, Erich (1859–1931)
William II (1859–1941)
Wilson, Thomas Woodrow (1856–1924)
Wycliffe, John (c. 1329–84)


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