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Martin Luther

Author: Cassian HarrisonTimothy WestLiam NeesonNick PowellLion Television Ltd.All authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS DVD Video ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : Widescreen versionView all editions and formats
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Martin Luther nailed his treatise to the doors of the Wittenberg Cathedral and forever changed the Christian world. This previously obscure German monk unleashed forces that would plunge Europe into war and chaos. He offered the Christian world a new vision of man's relationship with God and, in turn, redefined man's relationship with authority in general, bringing the collapse of the medieval world and the birth of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical television programs
Documentary films
Feature films
Named Person: Martin Luther; Martin Luther
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Cassian Harrison; Timothy West; Liam Neeson; Nick Powell; Lion Television Ltd.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.); Devillier-Donegan Enterprises.; PBS DVD Video.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0780641469 9780780641464
Language Note: In English, with optional subtitles in English.
OCLC Number: 51729270
Notes: Special features: interview extras: "Luther the hero", "Luther the villain", "Luther's world"; behind the scenes.
"An Empires special."
Videodisc release of a 2002 television program.
"Presented in a 'matted' widescreen format preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition. Enhanced for widescreen TVs"--Container.
Recorded in Dolby surround stereo.
Credits: Director of photography, Lee Pullbrook ; editing, Catherine Arend and James Gold ; music composers, Nick Powell and Lucy Wilkins.
Performer(s): Narrator, Liam Neeson ; Actor, Timothy West.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: pt. 1. Luther's last journey ; A child of the church ; To house and school ; Plague and crisis ; Life in the monastery ; The journey to Rome ; The indulgence crisis --
pt. 2. The ire of Rome ; Raising the stakes ; The Protestant manifesto ; The diet of worms ; Confusion and exile ; Reformation ; The legacy.
Other Titles: Empires (Television program)
Responsibility: a Lion Television production in association with PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises ; written, produced & directed by Cassian Harrison.

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Martin Luther nailed his treatise to the doors of the Wittenberg Cathedral and forever changed the Christian world. This previously obscure German monk unleashed forces that would plunge Europe into war and chaos. He offered the Christian world a new vision of man's relationship with God and, in turn, redefined man's relationship with authority in general, bringing the collapse of the medieval world and the birth of the modern age.
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