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T he T hree and the F our: Selohaar, Swordsmanship and the Seven Liberal Arts E B A C D

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G oals To analyze associations between our own model of reality with that communicated by medieval scholars To pick up a comprehension of how the late medieval battling expressions that we study are specifically applicable to center Selohaar philosophical standards To understand that there\'s just the same old thing new at all about "New Age Holism"

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The Framework of the Western Tradition & Selohaar Mysticism

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Why Three? – Dialectic! Western society and logic hates genuine dualism and looks for a center street that accommodates obvious inconsistencies or inverse strengths (male/female, light/dull, and so forth.) Synthesis E Thesis Antithesis

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Three: The Selohaar Triquetra Crown The Philosopher Volnar } E W Sword The Strategist Vorthr G Grail The Mystic Verena

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Four: The Four Elements & Their Regents B Amemon Fire – Hot & Dry, Dynamism An Oriens Air – Hot & Wet, Inspiration C Eltzen Water – Cold & Wet, Fluidity D Boul Earth – Cold & Dry, Solidity

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The Elements and Their Qualities C N D A W E S B

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Elemental Correspondences

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Mysticism and the Medieval World

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The Holy Trinity & Four Evangelists E Son John Father s Holy Spirit Luke Matthew Mark

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Three and Hugh of St. Victor Hugh of St. Victor (c. 1078 – Feb. 11, 1141) was a 12 th century Christian spiritualist rationalist. He was likely conceived in Hartingam in Saxony, Germany After finishing his studies in a religious house in Hamersleben (additionally in Saxony), he moved first to the monastery of St. Victor in Marseilles and after that to the Abbey of St. Victor in Paris, where he turned into a standard (c. 1125), and later, maybe, an earlier He established the Victorine School

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Hugh of St. Victor\'s Ark of Wisdom from De arca Noe morali In his De arca Noe morali , Hugh depicts three phases of good judgment utilizing the Ark of Wisdom (or Prudence), a figurative rendering of Noah\'s Ark where every level, or story, of the vessel speaks to a phase in the disguise of otherworldly knowledge. The stories of the ark are: On the First Story, one starts to retain Scripture and the temperances until that learning is right (Latin, Rectus ) inside one\'s self. On the Second Story, one enacts this information by showing its qualities in one\'s deeds. The learning, so enacted, turns out to be hence helpful ( Utilis ). On the Third Story, this information turns out to be completely disguised and turns into a piece of one\'s extremely being – it gets to be "tamed" and periodic ( Necessarius ) and vital in one\'s life.

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Hugh of St. Victor\'s Eyes of the Soul Hugh likewise portrayed the very looking for of learning utilizing a three-fold qualification: Cogitatio is straightforward observational cognizance, a looking for of the realities of the material world utilizing the eye of the tissue. Meditatio is a looking for the truths inside one\'s self utilizing the inner being\'s – this includes interior activity. Contemplatio is the learning, seen by the eye of examination, whereby one is joined with the awesome, which includes accomplishment and the formation of another, manufactured being contained one\'s previous self and one\'s connection with godliness. In more advanced speech, we may think about these procedures – Hugh\'s Ark and his portrayal of the eyes of the spirit – as gathering , enactment and balance ; or, in rationalistic terms, theory , absolute opposite , and union .

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Hugh of St. Victor and the Selohaar Cycle of Initiation Hugh\'s movements depict splendidly the part of our initiatory degrees: The movement is Neophyte (I ° ) > Adept or Knight (II ° ) > Councilor or Master Knight (III ° ) As a 1 st Degree part one obtains information so it is right in their contemplations As a 2 nd Degree part one acts utilizing this insight, with the goal that it is then helpful As a 3 rd Degree part, the learning turns out to be increasingly a part of the start\'s being; the information gets to be periodic to them and they may uninhibitedly grant it to others

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Hugh of St. Victor and the Selohaar Triquetra Necessarius (Habitual) Contemplatio (Contemplation) 3 rd Degree of Selohaar Rectus (Correct) Cogitatio (Cognition) 1 st Degree of Selohaar Utilis (Useful) Meditatio (Meditation) 2 nd Degree of Selohaar

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Three Renaissances and the Evolution of Knighthood 10 th Century Ottonian Renaissance The Peace of God – Defender of the Church E 12 th Century Scholastic Renaissance Courtly Love – the Romantic Knight 8 th Century Carolingian Renaissance Miles – the Warrior Our picture of the knight today

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Cetrona Id Est Narancia (Oranges) Tacuinum Sanitatis, Rouen Codex Nature: The mash is cool and wet in an exhaustive cross-examination, the skin is dry and warm in the second. Ideal: Those that are splendidly ready. Handiness: Their candy-coated skin is useful for the stomach. Threats: They are hard to process. Balance of the Dangers: Accompanied by the best wine.

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Luctatio (Fencing) Tacuinum Sanitatis, Vienna Cod. Fol. 96 Nature: It is a moderate activity including two people. Ideal: The kind that, quick overview, abandons one with a sentiment daintiness. Handiness: For solid bodies. Risks: For the mid-section. Balance of the Dangers: By rest after a shower.

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Threes and Fours in the Martial Arts of Medieval Europe

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Threes and Fours in the Martial Arts Tradition of Master Johannes Liechtenauer Master Johannes Liechtenauer Lived in the 14 th Century Inaugurated a 250+ year custom An Auctor , in the Medieval scholastic sense His work is known not through his reporters Like numerous medieval controls, his craft uncovers correspondences of three and four

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Initiative in Liechtenauer\'s Art Vor "Before" – Active/Offensive Principle Nach "After" – Responsive/Defensive Principle Indes "Amid" – Decision-production Principle E Indes Nach Vor

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Master Paulus Kal\'s Fechtbuch mss. Cgm 1507, c. 1470 "Take this sword, tender ruler, and you will be allowed all knighthood by the mother of God and the gallant Saint George"

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Master Paulus Kal\'s Three Fencing Virtues Judgment – Falcon\'s Eyes Courage – Lion\'s Heart Nimbleness – Hind\'s Feet E Judgment Nimbleness Courage

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Ott the Jew\'s Wrestling Virtues "Here starts the wrestling made by Master Ott, God show leniency toward him, who was wrestling educator to the honorable Prince of Austria. In all wrestling ought to there be three things. The first is ability . The second is snappiness . The third is the correct use of quality . Concerning this, you ought to realize that the best is snappiness, in light of the fact that it keeps him from countering you. From there on you ought to recall that you ought to wrestle a weaker man in the Before , an equivalent adversary all the while, and a more grounded man in the After . In all wrestling in the Before , take care of snappiness; in all concurrent wrestling, take care of the equalization; and in all wrestling in the After , take care of the criminal of the knee." Strength E Skill Quickness

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Vier Leger – Liechtenauer\'s Four Guards from the von Danzig mss., c. 1452 C A B D

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Across the Alps: The Segno of Fiore dei Liberi MS Ludwig XV 13 - J. Paul Getty Museum A Prudentia B Audatia Celeritas C D Fortitudo

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E The Three in Summary

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s The Four in Summary

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3 8 4 = The Seven Liberal Arts

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The Seven Virtues Theological Virtues Faith Hope Charity Cardinal Virtues Justice Prudence Temperance Fortitude

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The Seven Liberal Arts The Trivium The World Within Grammar Logic Rhetoric The Quadrivium The World Without Arithmetic Music Geometry Astronomy

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The Seven Liberal Arts "Space science" mss. M III 36, Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg

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The Seven Liberal Arts mss. M III 36, Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg

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The Seven Liberal Arts Planetary Associations Quadrivium M Saturn – Astronomy L Jupiter – Geometry K Mars – Arithmetic a Sun – Music Trivium J Venus – Rhetoric I Mercury – Logic e Moon – Grammar

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The Spheres: Elements, Planets, and Winds mss. M III 36, Universitätsbibliothek Salzburg

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The Children of the Sun The Medieval Housebook of Castle Wolfegg "Men call me Sol, I am the sun, the center planet, on I run. Useful and warm and dry by nature, my beams fill the sky. The Lion\'s in my home, in that I stay, and splendidly sparkling I do well. There I stand, reasonable and striking, against old Saturn\'s astringent cool. In the Ram I govern and rule, yet in the Maid I fall flat, I wind down. Also, through the stars my approach to wend, three hundred sixty-five days I spend. Honorable and fortunate I am, just like every one of my youngsters. [...] Happy, compassionate, well-conceived, solid, attached to harps, viols and melody. Throughout the morning to God they implore, and evening they snicker and play. They wrestle and they fence with swords, they toss enormous stones, and serve incredible rulers. Masculine activities are their games, they have good fortunes in royal courts."

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The Sun from Bellifortis by Konrad Kyeser Trebuchet from Bellifortis by Konrad Kyeser

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Hans Talhoffer 1459 Thott Codex

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C onclusions... Expert Liechtenauer\'s specialty of battle has philosophical and physical associations with center Selohaar standards. Investigation of the theories and folkways of the Middle Ages can help us better comprehend our own particular way and ourselves. Our endeavors to make a comprehensive way of life are not all that altogether different from different endeavors all through history. At that point and now, all parts of the way illuminate all others. On the other hand, so, we are all mystical performers, rationalists and swordsmen. z

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