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Tag Archives: Protestant Reformer

Martin Luther: The Bubonic Plague

This month’s video, also from M&G’s Luther exhibition, highlights the impact of the Bubonic Plague on the great reformer and his culture.

Eyre Crowe: Wittenberg, October 31, 1517

Victorian artist, Eyre Crowe does a masterful job of recreating that moment in the town of Wittenberg, Germany that set in motion the Protestant Reformation.

Martin Luther: His Musical Legacy

During the 500th anniversary marking Martin Luther’s nailing of his 95 theses to the door of Wittenberg’s chapel, M&G created an exhibition exploring his life and continuing influence.  This video from that exhibition focuses on his musical legacy.

Richard Houston (engraver)

Ulrich Zwingli, from The Lives of the Principal Reformers

Richard Rolt (author) and Richard Houston (engraver)

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Eyre Crowe

Wittenberg, October 31, 1517
Eyre Crowe, A. R. A.

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Edward Matthew Ward, R.A.

Martin Luther Discovering Justification by Faith

Edward Matthew Ward, R. A.

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