Tuesday, 24 November 2009

783 DE - Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg (1996)

Brief Description

"These places in Saxony-Anhalt are all associated with the lives of Martin Luther and his fellow-reformer Melanchthon. They include Melanchthon's house in Wittenberg, the houses in Eisleben where Luther was born in 1483 and died in 1546, his room in Wittenberg, the local church and the castle church where, on 31 October 1517, Luther posted his famous '95 Theses', which launched the Reformation and a new era in the religious and political history of the Western world."


"萨克森-安哈尔特(Saxony- Anhalt)的这些纪念馆与马丁·路德(Martin Luther)及其信徒米郎克孙(Melanchthon)的生活经历相关。纪念馆包括米郎克孙在维腾贝格(Wittenberg)的住所、马丁·路德于 1483年和1546年在埃斯莱本(Eisleben)出生和去世时的住所、马丁路德在维腾贝格的住所、当地教堂以及路德于1517年10月31日提出著 名的“95条论纲”时的城堡教堂。正是他的论纲发起了宗教改革,开启了西方世界宗教史和政治史的新时代。"

Source UNESCO WH website http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/783

Courtesy of sternchen84 from postcrossing forum

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