Short Biography: • 1483 (November 10) Born in Eisleben • 1505 Monk in Erfurt • 1512 Doctor of Theology in Wittenberg • 1517 Nailed the 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church • 1521 Outlawed and exiled to the Wartburg • 1522 Return to Wittenberg • 1525 Married Katharina von Bora • 1534 Published the complete Bible in German • 1546 (February 18) Died in Eisleben
The old city of Wittenberg is a unique outdoor museum for the experiencing word history. Wittenberg was mentioned for the first time in official documents in 1183. It was also the city where the Elector Friedrich the Wise resided from the end of the 15th century. His circumspect politics, the founding of the university in 1502 and the work of Martin Luther and the other reformers made this city...
The Erfurt Synagogue in Erfurt, Germany, was built c. 1100. It is thought to be the oldest synagogue building still standing in Europe. It is planned to permanently house the Erfurt Treasure and is currently undergoing renovation.
Aebelholt Monastery on North-Zealand was build in the 12th. century and was a monastery untill the reformation. It was famous for it's medical knowledge and had it's own hospital.
During escavations they have found skeletons of a woman with a foetus and a man of 25 who was burried alive, the monks thaught he was dead but he wasn't. In the nearby museum you can see both. You can see how t...
More a fortress than a castle, Veste Coburg, once one of the largest fortifications in the Holy Roman Empire, provided refuge for Martin Luther in 1530. Now known as the Crown of Franconia, its massive stone towers and bulwarks command a hilltop overlooking Coburg.
Rongbuk Monastery (at elevation 5000 meters ) is the highest monastery in the world. It is also the last inhabited spot before Everest Base Camp, about 7 km distant. From Rongbuk Monastery the huge north face of Everest is clearly seen.
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