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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 43

In winter's depths is kindled
True spirit life with glowing warmth;
It gives to world appearance,
Through forces of the heart, the power to be.
Grown strong, the human soul defies
With inner fire the coldness of the world.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 17

Thus speaks the cosmic Word
That I by grace through senses' portals
Have led into my innermost soul:
Imbue your spirit depths
With my wide world horizons
To find in future time myself in you.

—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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