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Rudolf Steiner Archive

Calendar of the Soul

Northern Hemisphere
Week 36

Within my being's depths there speaks,
Intent on revelation,
The cosmic Word mysteriously:
Imbue your labor's aims
With my bright spirit light
To sacrifice yourself through me.

Southern Hemisphere
Week 10

To summer's radiant heights
The sun in shining majesty ascends;
It takes my human feeling
Into its own wide realms of space.
Within my inner being stirs
Presentiment which heralds dimly,
You shall in future know:
A godly being now has touched 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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