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Queen Christina of Sweden and her circle
Susanna Kristina Akerman
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her child was a girl and, in her opinion, an ugly one at that. Throughout her life Christina found dealing with her mother a great trial. Gustav Adolf died in the battle of Lützen (Germany) on Novem The following February the Parliament officially declared six-year-old Christina King of Sweden. (The term queen, by which she is. The new film The Girl King follows Christina’s life from her early years, and focuses mainly on the time following her coronation. Christina (played by relative newcomer Malin Buska) surprises her entirely male group of advisers by turning out to be much more independently minded than they expected.A Protestant country, Sweden had been embroiled in the Thirty Years’ War, a fight .
Christina at age Queen Christina at age thirteen is admitted to council meetings, and begins to govern Sweden. Both of her tutors, Axel Baner and Gustavus Horn, as well as her aunt, her foster mother, die when she is thirteen. Her mother moves to Denmark. By age fifteen, Christina writes and speaks five languages. She befriends. Feb 5, - Explore eleanorlongchic's board "Queen Christina of Sweden", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Queen christina of sweden, Christina, Sweden pins.
Since her death, Christina has been portrayed on the stage and the screen in dozens of productions, most notably by Swedish actress Greta Garbo . Monarch Profile: Queen Christina of Sweden Queen Christina of Sweden, though she reigned in the Seventeenth Century, continues to inspire fascination, debate and controversy even today. In her own time she was widely known as a rebel Queen, a woman who followed her own path and refused to limit herself to the social norms of the : Madmonarchist.
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The life and works of Queen Christina of Sweden () have often been obscured behind a haze of Iurid myths and legends. This book looks again at her notorious abdication ofseeing it against the background of her reputation as a "libertine", a heterodox religious : Susanna Akerman.
The life and works of Queen Christina of Sweden () have often been obscured behind a haze of lurid myths and legends. This book looks again at her notorious abdication ofseeing it against the background of her reputation as a "libertine", a heterodox religious s: 1.
Queen Christina of Sweden (Decem –Ap ) reigned for nearly 22 years, from Nov. 6,to June 5, She's remembered for her abdication and her conversion from Lutheranism to Roman Catholicism. She also was known for being an unusually well-educated woman for her time, a patron of the arts, and, according to rumors.
Christina Queen of Sweden was thoroughly eccentric and entertaining. Any bio on her therefore also needs to be a spicy page turner that entertains the reader. Veronica Buckley's Christina does so while at the same time providing a complete researched portrait of the person and her by: 3.
Christina, Queen of Sweden is doomed to forever be known as the cross-dressing queen who abdicated her Protestant throne and turned to Catholicism.
Veronica Buckley explores the quirks of Christina’s personality in “Christina, Queen of Sweden: The Restless Life of a European Eccentric”/5.
IT'S not exactly the image Greta Garbo tried to convey in the movie, but in Veronica Buckley's vividly persuasive new biography, Queen Christina of. The life and works of Queen Christina of Sweden () have often been obscured behind a haze of Iurid myths and legends.
This book looks again at her notorious abdication ofseeing it against the background of her reputation as a "libertine", a heterodox religious by: Christina, queen of Sweden (–54) who stunned all Europe by abdicating her throne.
She subsequently attempted, without success, to gain the crowns of Naples and of Poland. One of the wittiest and most learned women of her age, Christina is best remembered for her lavish sponsorship of.
On her way out of the country she paid a visit to famous free-thinker and libertine Ninon de l’Enclos  who had been imprisoned in a convent at the order of the Queen due to her outspoken atheism.
What passed between the two women is unknown, but following the meeting Christina used her influence to ensure that Ninon was : Ciaran Conliffe. Christina of Sweden (–)Queen of Sweden and learned ruler who crossed gender boundaries, supported knowledge and art, and fascinated people with her unconventional ways.
Name variations: Kristina Augusta Wasa; Christina Maria Alexandra Vasa; Christina Alexandra. Pronunciation: VAH-sa. Source for information on Christina of Sweden (–): Women in World History: A Biographical. Get this from a library. Queen Christina of Sweden and her circle: the transformation of a seventeenth-century philosophical libertine.
[Susanna Åkerman]. Christina of Sweden (), the Porta Magica and the Italian poets of the Golden and Rosy Cross. Queen Christina’s practise in alchemy preoccupied her for most of her adult life.
Her interest in alchemy also has some intriguing Rosicrucian connections.Queen Christina of Sweden and her circle: the transformation of a seventeenth-century philosophical libertine / by Susanna Akerman E.J. Brill Leiden ; New York Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.
Queen Christina of Sweeden ruled in the 17th century. Passionate about the arts, Christina defied gender roles and expectations of monarchal figures of her era.
Weird Women of History is. KEYWORDS: Christina of Sweden, Patronage, Sweden, Rome, 17 th Century, queer SHE THOUGHT IT. Christina reigned as Queen of Sweden from until her abdication in During her reign, she attempted to make Stockholm “the Athens of the North” by.
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See the newest novels, discuss with other book lovers, buy romance books online. Visit » About. Column. CONTACT. Customer. Susanna Åkerman’s Queen Christina of Sweden and her circle: the transformation of a seventeenth century philosophical libertine () The book has some interesting political analysis of Christina’s reasons for abdication, conversion, and other decisions.
It is, however, incredibly dense. The Outrageous Queen: A Biography of Christina of Sweden. London: Muller, This book explains the life of Christina of Sweden in a narrative form.
It begins with her father's life and continues into her own life until her death. It is a very thorough biography of Christina's life. As Queen she was the Head of the Swedish Lutheran Church.
Yet within 15 months of Descartes’s mysterious death in early she had decided to abdicate her throne en route to converting to Catholicism, which was illegal in Sweden at that time. In the summer of she left Sweden dressed as a man and eventually settled in Rome. Welcome to the first episode of Queens of Our Past.
In this episode we'll be talking about Queen Christina of Sweden. A woman who challenged every norm and. QUEEN CHRISTINA OF SWEDEN AND HER CIRCLE The Transformation of a Seventeenth-Century Philosophical Libertine BY SUSANNA AKERMAN E.J. BRILL LEIDEN • NEW YORK • K0BENHAVN •. Queen Christina of Sweden () isn’t one of the few queens that people actually know about, but it certainly isn’t because her life and character don’t merit the recognition.
Literally from the moment she was born, Christina was causing scandals.Christina, Queen of Sweden Queen of Sweden. Desc: Christina became Queen of Sweden at the age of almost a member of the House of Vasa, she succeeded her father Gustavus Adolphus upon his death at the Battle of Lützen, but began ruling the Swedish Empire when she reached the age of