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Oeuvres
 
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Ernst H. Kantorowicz
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Oeuvres

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Mass Market Paperback, 1368 pages
Published April 25th 2000 by Gallimard (first published 2000)
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Jacopo
Dec 13, 2015 rated it liked it
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The subject, Frederic the second, is interesting: the last Roman Emperor reigning over Germany, Italy, part of France. He was also a precursor of the Renaissance and an intellectual.
But the writing is too repetitive to enjoyable at max.
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Kantorowicz was born in Posen (Polish: Poznań, then in Prussia) to a wealthy, assimilated German-Jewish family and as a young man was groomed to take over the family business (primarily liquor distilleries). He served as an Officer in the German Army for four years in World War I, he decided not to return to the business world, but went instead to study philosophy at the University of Berlin, at o ...more
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