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Luther Monument
49.632323° N, 8.360065° E
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1868 constructed

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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 →

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Bibliography of the Luther Monument

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

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Holly Hayes
October 8, 2013
Last updated
July 11, 2014

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