Wall charts, history and European Identity

EU Culture Programme; Education and Culture DG

Luther´s posting of his theses in Wittenberg

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Series:

Kampf, A., Der Thesenanschlag zu Wittenberg

Timeframe:

Mittelalter

Scene of action:

Unknown

Illustrator:

Kampf, A.

Publisher:

Schneider, F. - Verlag, Berlin

Year of publication:

1936

Themes:

Religion    European history   

The picture shows Martin Luther (1483-1546) in front of the portal of the castle church in Wittenberg after he posted his 95 theses in the year 1517. The Augustinian monk Martin Luther, wearing his black monk`s habit is leaving the scene with a serious face. In his hand he´s still holding the hammer he used to nail the paper.