Berlichingen


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Berlichingen

(German ˈbɛrlɪçɪŋən)
n
(Biography) Götz von (ɡœts fɔn), called the Iron Hand. 1480–1562, German warrior knight, who robbed merchants and kidnapped nobles for ransom
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We stopped at the very same inn which the famous old robber-knight and rough fighter Go"tz von Berlichingen, abode in after he got out of captivity in the Square Tower of Heilbronn between three hundred and fifty and four hundred years ago.
(2) En sus Vorlesungen uber die Asthetik, Hegel traza un interesante paralelismo entre Don Quijote y el Gotz von Berlichingen mit der eisernen Hand (1773) de Goethe.
3) The "lust of power"--for instance in Gotz von Berlichingen by Goethe (but also in Leviathan by Hobbes, which, although it does not belong to romanticism, proclaimed as fundamental the desire for power, thus setting forth a model and a track on which to set man's mind).
(6) Lord Byron dedicated one of his works to Goethe, Manzoni adored him, Gerard de Nerval translated Faust and Delacroix illustrated it, Walter Scott translated Gotz von Berlichingen, and there were much more fruitful refractions of and reflections on his work, for instance those of the French literary critic Jean-Jacques Ampere and the translator Albert Stapfer, not to mention Thomas Carlyle.
He translated Goethe's drama Gotz von Berlichingen and adapted one of Veit Weber's prose Sagen der Vorzeit, Der heilige Vehme, as his first (unperformed) play, The House of Aspen (1799).
40 ("Helden") Goethe/Beethoven: Gotz von Berlichingen ("Gotz von Berlichingen")* XII.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, wrote a drama on Gotz von Berlichingen
As stated in the previous article of this series, , the German mercenary Gotz von Berlichingen had in 1508 a pair of technologically advanced iron hands made after he lost his right arm in the Battle of Landshut.
By comparison, though encountering more infantry divisions, the Americans fought the ill-trained and undermanned 17th ss Panzer grenadier division Goetz von Berlichingen, and the 2nd ss Panzer division Das Reich.
At the same time, as Goethe's play Gotz yon Berlichingen with the iron hand illustrates, if you lend someone an appendage, there is no guarantee that you will get it back, particularly if you are the sovereign.