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By William Fischer, Jr., September 22, 2013
The Luther Oak / Die Luthereiche Marker
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittemberg — The Luther Oak / Die Luthereiche
During Luther's life time it was common to burn the clothes of those who had died because of epidemics near the Holy Cross Hospital which was in front of the Elster Gate. On December 10th, 1520 Dr. Martin Luther burned the papal excommunication . . . — Map (db m70142) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — 1556 Wittenberg Water System
1556 Wir danken den hier senannten grundern des alten jungfern-rohr wassers fur ihr noch heute bestehendes uneigennutziges werk Hieronymus Krapp • Christoph Kellner • Christoph Schramm • Lucas Cranach • Kaspar Pfreundt • Konrad Ruehel • Hans . . . — Map (db m69736) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Christian Döring(unbek. - 1533)
. . . — Map (db m69783) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Corpus Christi Chapel / Fronleichnamskapelle
This chantry chapel was built in 1368 by Konrad Wynmann, one of the city fathers. It was destroyed, but rebuilt in 1456 under the auspices of Georg Zülsdorf. It was from here that on November 28th, 1518, Martin Luther appealed to Pope Leo X to . . . — Map (db m69717) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — 7 — Cranach-Hof
Workshop on the Campus The courtyard complex at Schlossstraße 1 is a place of art, culture and education. Lucas Cranach the Elder acquired the property in 1518, which was described as the largest within the city walls, for use as his home . . . — Map (db m69719) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — 8 — Cranach-Hof
Workshop on the Campus The renovation of the Cranach-Hof was continued and completed as part of the International Building Exhibition Urban Redevelopment 2010. Lucas Cranach the Elder acquired the property in 1512, along with a license . . . — Map (db m69893) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Johann Faust(um 1480 - um 1540)
. . . — Map (db m69921) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Johann Schneidewin(1519 - 1568)
Jurist, kurfürstl. Rat Universitätsprofessor —————————— Lawyer, Electoral Council University Professor — Map (db m69782) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Johann von Staupitz(um 1469 - 1524)
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Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — 3 — Jugendherberge
Youth on the Campus The renovation of the former deanery and its conversion into a youth hostel is part of the International Building Exhibition Urban Redevelopment 2010 in Lutherstadt Wittenberg. The deanery was built at the same time . . . — Map (db m69846) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Karl Ludwig Nitzsch(1751 - 1831)
Theologe, Schriftsteller Gründungsdirektor des Predigerseminars —————————— Theologian, Writer Founding director of the Seminary — Map (db m70007) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Lucas Cranach
Maler zu Wittenberg, wie er sich selbst stets geschrieben, wurde 1472 zu Kronach in Franken geboren, kam 1504 nach Wittenberg, kaufte 1520 diese Apotheke, war von 1537 bis 1544 Burgermeister und starb am 16. October 1553 in Weimar. . . . — Map (db m69718) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Lucas Cranach d. Ältere(1472 - 1553)
Maler und Unternehmer 1537 - 1544 Bürgermeister —————————— Artist and Entrepreneur 1537 - 1544 Mayor — Map (db m69739) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Lucas Cranach d. Jüngere(1515 - 1586)
Maler und Porträtist 1565 Bürgermeister —————————— Painter and Portraitist 1565 Mayor — Map (db m69779) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Lucas Cranach der Ältere (1472-1553)
Zur Erinnerung an die Ankunft des Malers 1505 in Wittenberg Frijo Müller-Belecke, Hemmoor Bildhauerlehrling 1948 im Cranach-Hof Wittenberg Bronze, 2005 —————————— To . . . — Map (db m69737) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Mains Water Well on the Market SquareRöhrwasserbrunnen auf dem "Marktplatz"
The members of the union "New Jungfernröhrwasser", including Caspar Pfreundt und Christoff Niemeck, commissioned the construction of this water main in 1559. At the start there were 19 members. The water was taken from the spring area to the . . . — Map (db m69874) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Martin Luther
Glaubet an das Evangelium ——— Believe in the gospel St Mark 1:15 ———————————— Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott ——— A mighty . . . — Map (db m70200) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Martin Luther House
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Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Maxim Gorki(1868 - 1936)
Russischer Dichter wohnte hier 1903 —————————— Russian Poet lived here 1903 — Map (db m69850) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Michael Agricola
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Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Michel Ney(1769 - 1815)
Marschall unter Napoleon I. befehligte hier 1813 die französ. Truppen —————————— Marshal under Napoleon I commanded French troops here in 1813 — Map (db m69847) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Napoleon I.(1769 - 1821)
Kaiser der Franzosen quartierte hier 1806 und 1813 —————————— French Emperor quartered here in 1806 and 1813 — Map (db m69849) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Nikolaus Ludwig, Graf v. Zinzendorf(1700 - 1760)
gründete Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine studierte hier von 1716-1719 —————————— Moravian Founder studied here from 1716-1719 — Map (db m69785) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Olga Gebauer(1858 - 1922)
Gründete deutschen Hebammenverband studierte hier im Hebammenlehrinstitut —————————— Founded the German Confederation of Midwives studied here in the Midwifery Training . . . — Map (db m69848) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Philipp Melanchthon
Ich rede von Deinen Zeuguissen vor Königen und schäme mich nicht. Psalm 119.46 Dem Lehrer Deutschlands die evangelische kirche. König Wilhelm legte den Grundstein als Prinz-Regent den 19 April 1860 . . . — Map (db m69871) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Philipp Melanchthon House
Hier wohnte, lehrte und starb Philipp Melanchthon. ————————— Here lived, taught and died Philipp Melanchthon. — Map (db m69976) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Röhrwasserbrunnen in the/im "Lutherhof"
The members of the union "Old Jungfernröhrwasser", including Lucas Cranach the Younger and Hans Lufft, commissioned the construction of these water mains in 1556. There were 20 members at the start. The water was taken from the spring area to . . . — Map (db m70033) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — The Augusteum / Das Augusteum
The Augusteum was built between 1564 and 1586 under the auspices of August I., Elector of Saxony. This building fulfilled various purposes for the Leucorea, Wittenberg's University. It was used as the medical faculty's institute for anatomy, as . . . — Map (db m69999) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — The Beyer CourtyDer Beyerhof
In 1512, the Electoral Chancellor and Wittenberg mayor Christian Beyer built a two-story house here. Around the middle of the 16th Century, the summer courtyard garden which can be reached through the arched gate was created. A third story was . . . — Map (db m69895) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — The Castle Gate, also called Coswig GateDas Schlosstor, auch Coswiger Tor genannt
When Martin Luther came to Wittenberg in 1508 he saw three mighty gates around the heavily fortified town. At this place was the Castle Gate in 1508. In front of this gate was the Castle suburb. In 1805, Alexander I., Emperor of Russia, was in . . . — Map (db m69888) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — The Elbe Gate / Das Elbtor
When Martin Luther came to Wittenberg in 1508 he saw three mighty gates around the heavily fortified town. At this place in 1508 was the Elbe Gate. In front of this gate was the Elbe suburb. In 1829 the Princess Auguste of Saxony-Weimar came . . . — Map (db m70145) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — The Elster Gate / Das Elstertor
When Martin Luther came to Wittenberg in 1508 he saw three mighty gates around the heavily fortified town. At this place in 1508 was the Elster Gate. In front of this gate was the Elster suburb. On February 22, 1546, the body of Martin Luther . . . — Map (db m70143) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — The Leucorea University / Die Universität Leucorea
In 1502 Elector Frederick the Wise founded the old Wittenberg University under the name "Leucorea" as the first sovereign university. The Pope acknowledged it in 1507. Martin Pollich von Mellerstedt, the Elector's personal physician, was the . . . — Map (db m69969) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — The Luther House / Das Lutherhaus
The Luther House was originally a monastery built for Augustinian Hermits between 1504 and 1507. Martin Luther entered the monastery as a monk in 1508. The monastery was dispersed in 1522 during the course of the Reformation Movement. The . . . — Map (db m70054) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — The Melanchthon House / Das Melanchthonhaus
This building was erected in 1536 for Philipp Schwarzerdt, one of the most significant German humanists and reformers, better known as Philipp Melanchthon. Melanchthon's family owned the house until 1604. The three-storeyed gabled house has . . . — Map (db m69974) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Thomas Müntzer(1490 - 1525)
Theologe und Bauernführer studierte hier 1518 —————————— Theologian and Peasant Leader studied here in 1518 — Map (db m69780) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Wilhelm Eduard Weber(1804 - 1891)
Erfinder des electromagnet. Telegraphen Geburtshaus —————————— Inventor of the electro-magnetic telegraph Birthplace — Map (db m69820) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — 4 — Wilhelm-Weber-Haus
Education on the Campus The alterations to the Wilhelm Weber House as part of International Building Exhibition Urban Redevelopment 2010 are creating a place for dialogue between academia, business, politics and the public. The building . . . — Map (db m69829) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Wittenberg's Water-Piping SystemWittenberger Röhrwasser
Wittenberg's Water-Piping System a technical monument from the 16th century 1n 1556 a group of distinguished local residents (Hieronymus Krapp, Christoff Kelner, Hans Lufft, Lucas Cranach, Caspar Pfreundt, Conradt Rühel and Christoff . . . — Map (db m69913) HM

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