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Luther’s Wedding, Wittenberg, June 17-19, 2011

Luther’s Wedding, Wittenberg, June 17-19, 2011

Since 1994 in the town of Wittenberg, Saxony-Anhalt region, a great festival is held in memory of Martin Luther’s marriage to Katharina von Bora. Katharina was a nun who left the convent because of her love for Luther, after he published his ‘claims’ against Indulgences, giving rise to the Protestant Reformation (1517).

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April 7, 2011 in Leisure. 1 comment

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