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The Bible in pictures : illustrations from the workshop of Lucas Cranach (1534)

Author: Lucas Cranach; Stephan Füssel; Benedikt Taschen
Publisher: Köln ; Los Angeles : Taschen, ©2009.
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"Martin Luther's Bible, published in 1534, was the first complete German Bible and a pivotal event in the history of Christianity. Luther's revolutionary translation, modern in vernacular and interpretation, made the Bible accessible to laypeople, fueled anger and revulsion toward Rome and the Papacy, and begat a new religion: Protestantism. The most desirable copies came with shockingly graphic and  Read more...
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Named Person: Lucas Cranach; Lucas Cranach
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lucas Cranach; Stephan Füssel; Benedikt Taschen
ISBN: 9783836518147 3836518147
OCLC Number: 466803896
Language Note: Introduction and captions translated from German.
Notes: Illustrated end-papers.
Description: 198 pages : color illustrations ; 35 cm
Responsibility: a cultural-historical introduction, Stephan Füssel ; directed and produced by Benedikt Taschen.

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"Martin Luther's Bible", published in 1534, was the first complete German Bible and a pivotal event in the history of Christianity. This title provides a scholarly overview of Martin Luther's life,  Read more...

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