Thursday, 13 March 2014

Luther Memorials in Eisleben and Wittenberg, Germany (UNESCO)

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.

The following individual sites and monuments are included in the World Heritage site:

1- Luther's birthplace (1483), Eisleben
2- House in which Luther died (1546), Meben
3- Luther Hall, Wittenberg
4- Melanchthon's house, Wittenberg
5- Town Church, Wittenberg
6- Castle Church, Wittenberg

Postcard 1 : Wittenberg, Multiview

Sender: Apperveilchen, Sent on: 4 Mar, 2014, Received on: 12 Mar, 2014, Travel time: 8 days

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