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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Week 27

When to my being's depths I penetrate,
There stirs expectant longing
That self-observing, I may find myself
As gift of summer sun, a seed
That warming lives in autumn mood
As germinating force of soul.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 1

When out of world-wide spaces
The sun speaks to the human mind,
And gladness from the depths of soul
Becomes, in seeing, one with light,
Then rising from the sheath of self,
Thoughts soar to distances of space
And dimly bind
The human being to the spirit's life.

—Translation by Ruth and Hans Pusch

See GA 40 for full calendar and German text.

The History of Art
GA 292

This is a typescript edition entitled, The History of Art, with Slides. The "slides," in this case, are images of the artworks that were presented with the lectures. The slides were not included with this typescript version, but we found these images and have added them to the text.

Here are the first nine lectures from the lecture series entitled, The History of Art as an Image of an Inner Spiritual Impulse, published in German as, Kunstgeschichte Als Abbild Innerer Geistiger Impuls.

I.Cimabue, Giotto, and Other Italian Masters October 08, 1916
II.Leonardo, Michelangelo and Raphael November 01, 1916
III.Dürer and Holbein November 08, 1916
IV.Mid-European and Southern Art Sluter, Multscher, Riemenschneider, Stoss, Baldung November 15, 1916
V.Rembrandt November 28, 1916
VI.Dutch and Flemish Painting December 13, 1916
VII.Representations of the Nativity January 02, 1917
VIII.Raphael and the Northern Artists January 17, 1917
IX.Sculpture in Ancient Greece and the Renaissance January 24, 1917

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