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The King's Two Bodies. Ernst H. Kantorowicz

The King's Two Bodies

ISBN: 0691017042,9780691017044 | 309 pages | 8 Mb

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The King's Two Bodies Ernst H. Kantorowicz
Publisher: Princeton University Press

Cotton Malone stepped up to the Customs window at Heathrow Airport and presented two passports—his own and his son Gary's. The fiction of the king's two bodies--the divine body and the earthly one--provided a mechanism for constraining the actions of any given king. Language: English Released: 1997. On the artwork, and particularly the bit of it above, see now Catherine E. In his classic, The King's Two Bodies (1957), medievalist Ernst Kantorowicz describes a profound transformation in the concept of political authority over the course of the Middle Ages. GO The King's Two Bodies Author: Ernst H. Topics to be studied include Kantorowicz's notion of “the king's two bodies,” royal men and women, women and memorial culture, lineage and gender, marriage, and monastic culture. Interestingtly, the normative Dictator [if there is such a thing] creates a new riff on the King's Two Bodies by personifying the State. The ideal could be used to rein in the actual. Publisher: Princeton University Press Page Count: 309. Royal Remains stands out, not only as the most important book on political philosophy of the last decade, but as a classic at the level of Walter Benjamin's 'Critique of Violence' or Ernst Kantorowicz's The King's Two Bodies. €Proximity to the king equaled power” (2). The case in Pakistan, though, has some key departures. King's Deception final cover (2). €Frenchmen believed that the king's health reflected on, perhaps even determined, the welfare of the realm” (2).

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