Literature of the German Renaissance
German literature comprises those literary texts written in the German language. This includes literature written in Germany, Austria, the German part of Switzerland, and to a lesser extent works of t...
Literature of the German Renaissance - Wikipedia
Bob Dylan wins Nobel prize in literature
The Swedish Academy has announced that this year's Nobel Prize in Literature goes to Bob Dylan. Bob Dylan is best known for having created new p...
On October 24th 1648, The Treaty Of Westphalia Was Signed, Marking The End Of The Thirty Years War.
The Westphalia area of north-western Germany gave its name to the treaty that ended the Thirty Years War, one of the most destructive conflicts in the history of Europe. The war or series of connected...
Svetlana Alexievich Wins Nobel Prize In Literature
Belarusian journalist Svetlana Alexievich has won the 2015 Nobel Prize for literature for her work, which the Swedish Academy described as “a monument to suffering and courage in our time.” The Nobel ...
Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation - Part 1.
German Renaissance
www.romereports.com These pictures belong to an artist that largely personifies the Renaissance and yet is relatively unknown. Lucas Cranach was born in Germ...
Protestantism
The Protestant Reformation - Part 1.
Medieval German literature
Medieval German literature refers to literature written in Germany, stretching from the Carolingian dynasty; various dates have been given for the end of the German literary Middle Ages, the Reformati...
Early Modern literature
The history of literature of the Early Modern period (16th, 17th and partly 18th century literature). Early Modern literature succeeds Medieval literature, and in Europe in particular Renaissance lite...
German Renaissance
The German Renaissance, part of the Northern Renaissance, was a cultural and artistic movement that spread among German thinkers in the 15th and 16th centuries, which originated from the Italian Renai...
German Renaissance - Wikipedia
Humanism in Germany
Renaissance Humanism came much later to Germany and Northern Europe in general than to Italy, and when it did, it encountered some resistance from the scholastic theology which reigned at the universi...
Humanism in Germany - Wikipedia
Protestant Reformation
The Protestant Reformation, often referred to simply as the Reformation, was the schism within Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther, John Calvin, Huldrych Zwingli and other early Protestant...
Protestant Reformation - Wikipedia
Early Modern High German
Early New High German (ENHG) is a term for the period in the history of the German language, generally defined, following Wilhelm Scherer, as the period 1350 to 1650. Alternative periodisations take ...
Early Modern High German - Wikipedia
Modern literature
Modern literature may refer to
Sturm und Drang
Sturm und Drang ([ˈʃtʊʁm ʊnt ˈdʁaŋ], literally "Storm and Drive", "Storm and Urge", though conventionally translated as "Storm and Stress") is a proto-Romantic movement in German literature and music ...
Sturm und Drang - Wikipedia
Weimar Classicism
Weimar Classicism (German: Weimarer Klassik) is a German literary and cultural movement, whose practitioners established a new humanism, from the synthesis of ideas from Romanticism, Classicism, a...
Weimar Classicism - Wikipedia
Heinrich Mann Prize
The Heinrich Mann Prize (German: Heinrich-Mann-Preis) is an essay prize that has been awarded since 1953, first by the East German Academy of Arts, then by the Academy of Arts, Berlin. The prize, ...
Nobel Prize in Literature
Since 1901, the Nobel Prize in Literature (Swedish: Nobelpriset i litteratur) has been awarded annually to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Alfred Nobel, produced "...
Nobel Prize in Literature - Wikipedia
Confession of Basel
The Confession of Basel is one of the many statements of faith produced by the Reformation. It was put out in 1534 and must be distinguished from the First and Second Helvetic Confessions, its author ...
Alceste (Schweitzer)
Alceste is an opera in German in five acts by Anton Schweitzer with a libretto by Christoph Martin Wieland. It was commissioned by Abel Seyler for the Seyler theatrical company, and premiered on 28 Ma...
On October 24th 1648, The Treaty Of Westphalia Was Signed, Marking The End Of The Thirty Years War.
The Westphalia area of north-western Germany gave its name to the treaty that ended the Thirty Years War, one of the most destructive conflicts in the history of Europe. The war or series of connected...
Reformed Church of France
The Reformed Church of France (French: L’Église Réformée de France, ÉRF) was a denomination in France with Calvinist origins. It was the original and largest Protestant denomination in France. In...
Reformed Church of France - Wikipedia
The Ring (poem)
Heinrich Wittenwiler was a late medieval Alemannic poet (lived roughly 1370 – 1420). He is the author of a satirical poem entitled The Ring (ca. 1410). He may be identical to an advocate to the ...
Methodism
The Methodist movement is a group of historically related denominations of Protestant Christianity which derive their inspiration from the life and teachings of John Wesley. George Whitefield and John...
Methodism - Wikipedia
English Reformation Parliament
The Reformation Parliament was so-called because it was the English Parliament, commencing in 1529, that passed and enabled the major pieces of legislation leading to the English Reformation. 'English...
Henry Airay
Henry Airay (c. 1560 – 6 October 1616), was an Anglican priest, theologian, and academic.
Airay was born at Kentmere, near Kendal, Westmorland. His date of birth is uncertain. His father was Willi...
Johann Fischart
Johann Baptist Fischart (c. 1545 – 1591) was a German satirist and publicist.
Fischart was born, probably, at Strasbourg (but according to some accounts at Mainz), in or about the year 1545, and w...
Johann Fischart - Wikipedia
Afrikaner Calvinism
Afrikaner Calvinism is, according to theory, a unique cultural development that combined the Calvinist religion with the political aspirations of the white Afrikaans speaking people of South Africa.Fr...