Martin Luther
Martin Luther, OSA, (/ˈluːθər/; [ˈmaɐ̯tiːn ˈlʊtɐ]; 10 November 1483 – 18 February 1546) was a German friar, priest, professor of theology and seminal figure of the 16th-century movement in Christ...
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History of Protestantism
The Protestant Reformation was an attempt to reform the Catholic Church. It's prime motivations were the perceived corruption of the Church and theological differences. Protestantism originated from t...
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The Ninety-Five Theses
The Ninety-Five Theses on the Power and Efficacy of Indulgences (original Latin: Disputatio pro declaratione virtutis indulgentiarum) were written by Martin Luther in 1517 and are widely regarded ...
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Sola fide
Sola fide (Latin: by faith alone), also historically known as the doctrine of justification by faith alone, is a Christian theological doctrine that distinguishes most Protestant denominations from Ca...
Diet of Worms
The Diet of Worms 1521 (German: Reichstag zu Worms, [ˈʁaɪçstaːk tsuː ˈvɔɐms]) was an imperial diet of the Holy Roman Empire held in Worms, Germany at the Heylshof Garden. A diet was a formal delib...
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Radical Reformation
The Radical Reformation was the response to what was believed to be the corruption in both the Roman Catholic Church and the expanding Magisterial Protestant movement led by Martin Luther and many oth...
German Peasants' War
The German Peasants' War, Great Peasants' War or Great Peasants' Revolt (German: Deutscher Bauernkrieg) was a widespread popular revolt in the German-speaking areas of Central Europe, 1524–1525. I...
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Luther Bible
The Luther Bible is a German language Bible translation from Hebrew and ancient Greek by Martin Luther. The New Testament was first published in 1522 and the complete Bible, containing the Old and New...
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Protestantism and Islam
Protestantism and Islam entered into contact during the 16th century, at a time when Protestant movements in northern Europe coincided with the expansion of the Ottoman Empire in southern Europe. As b...
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Augsburg Confession
The Augsburg Confession, also known as the "Augustana" from its Latin name, Confessio Augustana, is the primary confession of faith of the Lutheran Church and one of the most important documents of th...
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Apology of the Augsburg Confession
The Apology of the Augsburg Confession was written by Philipp Melanchthon during and after the 1530 Diet of Augsburg as a response to the Pontifical Confutation of the Augsburg Confession, Charles V's...
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Martin Luther and antisemitism
Martin Luther (1483–1546), a German Reformation leader, had a significant influence on German antisemitism by his virulent anti-Jewish statements and writings.
Luther's attitude toward the J...
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Decet Romanum Pontificem
Decet Romanum Pontificem (English: It Pleases the Roman Pontiff) (1521) is the papal bull excommunicating Martin Luther, bearing the title of the first three Latin words of the text. It was issue...
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Elisabeth Luther
Elisabeth Luther (10 December [O.S. 1 December] 1527 – 3 August [O.S. 25 July] 1528) was the first daughter and second child born to German priest an...
English Reformation
The English Reformation was a series of events in 16th-century England by which the Church of England broke away from the authority of the Pope and the Catholic Church.These events were, in part, asso...
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SV Fortuna Magdeburg
SV Fortuna Magdeburg is a German association football club from the city of Magdeburg in Saxony-Anhalt.
The club was founded 1 August 1911 as Magdeburger Fußball-Verein Fortuna 1911. An earlier un...
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Diet of Augsburg
The Diet of Augsburg were the meetings of the Imperial Diet of the Holy Roman Empire in the German city of Augsburg. There were many such sessions, but the three meetings during the Reformation and th...
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On the Freedom of a Christian
On the Freedom of a Christian, sometimes also called "A Treatise on Christian Liberty" (German: "Von der Freiheit eines Christenmenschen") (November 1520), was the third of Martin Luther’s major refor...
SV Victoria 96 Magdeburg
Viktoria 96 Magdeburg was a German football club playing in the Cracau district of Magdeburg, Saxony-Anhalt.
The club was founded under the name Victoria on 26 June 1896 by twelve ninth-graders of...
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Rudolf I, Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg
Rudolf I, Duke of Saxe-Wittenberg (c. 1284 – 12 March 1356) was a member of the House of Ascania. He was Duke, Prince-Elector of Saxony and Arch-Reichsmarschall of the Holy Roman Empire o...
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Lutherstadt Eisleben (Verwaltungsgemeinschaft)
Lutherstadt Eisleben was a Verwaltungsgemeinschaft ("collective municipality") in the Mansfeld-Südharz district, in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany. The seat of the Verwaltungsgemeinschaft was in Eisleben. It ...
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Wittenberg (play)
David Davalos (born 1965) is an American playwright.
Böse Sieben
Böse Sieben (german for "evil seven") is a river of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany.The "Böse Sieben" originates from the eastern regions of the Harz, the sources of the river are the Vietzbach (or Goldbach) a...
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Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist
"Nun bitten wir den Heiligen Geist" (We now implore the Holy Ghost) is a hymn in four stanzas. The first stanza dates from the 13th century and alludes to the Latin sequence Veni Sancte Spiritus, thre...
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Exsurge Domine
Exsurge Domine (Latin: Arise O Lord) is a papal bull issued on 15 June 1520 by Pope Leo X. It was written in response to the teachings of Martin Luther which opposed the views of the papacy. It censur...
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Magdeburger Telemann-Festtage
The Magdeburg Telemann Festival has been held biennially in Magdeburg since 1990 in honour of Georg Philipp Telemann, usually around Telemann's birthday, the 14th of March.The first Magdeburg Telemann...