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IMAGE 28/46, ID# 2560
The Festsaal (celebration chamber) on the Wartburg Castle
The Festsaal (celebration chamber) on the Wartburg Castle
Built in 1067, the Wartburg is famous because Martin Luther used it as a retreat in 1521. During his stay, he produced the first version of the bible which could be understood by the common people by translating the New Testament FROM Greek (a language only understood by clergy at the time) to German. He also drafted a paper with reforms of the church system initiating the Reformation movement.
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Album name:Thuringia
Date added:13 Aug, 2006
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