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Published by W. Scott in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited with an introduction and notes by Major-General Patrick Maxwell.
SeriesThe Scott library
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Open LibraryOL13895413M

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Nathan the Wise (Nathan der Weise) was published in Germany in , although its performance was forbidden by the church during the lifetime of author Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. The highly influential play had its premiere in Berlin and has since been translated into many languages and adapted for performances around the world/5(5).   I had heard of "Nathan der Weise" many times in the past, but usually only in quotations like "Kein Mensch muss Muessen, und ein Derwish muesste" Even so, as a humanist I was most pleasantly surprised at Lessing's (or Nathan's) open-mindedness; the book (play) ought to be compulsory reading in high schools throughout the world/5(12). Nathan the Wise by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. Part 1; Part 2; Part 3; Part 4; Part 5. Back to Full BooksFull Books. Nathan the wise? NATHAN. No. SALADIN. If not thou, the people calls thee so. NATHAN. May be, the people. SALADIN. Fancy not that I Think of the people's voice contemptuously; I have been wishing much to know the man Whom it has named the wise. NATHAN. And if it named Him so in scorn. If wise meant only prudent.3/5.

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Nathan the Wise (original German title: Nathan der Weise) is the last play published by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. The play was published in ; its world premiere took place only in , two years after Lessing's death, at the Döbbelinsches Theater in Berlin. Other articles where Nathan the Wise is discussed: Deism: Deists in other countries: Lessing’s Nathan der Weise (; “Nathan the Sage”) was noteworthy for the introduction of the Deist spirit of religion into the drama; in the famous parable of the three rings, the major monotheistic religions were presented as equally true in the eyes of God. This page contains details about the Fiction book Nathan the Wise by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing published in This book is the th greatest Fiction book of all time as determined by   Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Nathan the Wise; a dramatic poem in five acts by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - Free Ebook Project GutenbergCited by: 1.