Here I Stand: a Life of Martin Luther Setting & Symbolism

Roland Bainton
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Rome

The home of the Vatican and a place with catacombs, basilicas, shrines, and holy relics.

Erfurt

The location of Luther's first monastery.

Wittenberg

After Luther leaves Erfurt, he is transferred here to his next monastery.

Germany

The country in which Luther lives his whole life.

Leipzig

The location of Luther's eighteen day debate with John Eck.

Spain

Home of Charles, the Holy Roman Emperor and Catholic King.

Wartburg Castle

The place where Frederick the Wise decides to hide Luther after he is officially declared a heretic.

Nurnberg

The place for the German diet meeting. This city ends up becoming largely Lutheran.

Saxony

The place where Muntzer is elected minister in 1523.

Thuringia

During the Peasant War, seventy cloisters are demolished here.

Franconia

During the Peasant War, two-hundred seventy castles and fifty-two cloisters are destroyed here.

Northern Germany

After a decade of feverish missionary activitiy, most of this region...

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