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319412
names
Luther Monument
coordinates
49.632323° N, 8.360065° E
main dates
1868 constructed
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Essays on the Luther Monument

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    by Holly Hayes
    April 23, 2011

    The Luther Monument in Worms is the largest Luther Monument in the world. The elaborate sculpture group centers on Martin Luther, who is flanked by Frederick the Wise of Saxony and Philip of Hesse, two powerful princes who played a major role in the political success of the Reformation. Behind Luther are Johannes Reuchlin and Philipp Melanchthon, two important Protestant scholars, and at his feet are forerunners of the Reformation: Peter Waldo, John Wycliffe, Jan Hus and Girolamo Savonarola. continue reading →

Bibliography of the Luther Monument

  1. The Luther Memorial -The World's Largest Reformation Memorial.” worms.de. Web. Official website.
  2. Description of the Luther Memorial in Worms.” worms.de. Web. Official website.

Article Info

Short URL
gohist.co/319412
Submitted by
Holly Hayes
Published
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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