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Tag: Translation

  • Before and after Luther

    Before and after Luther

    31 October 1517 Martin Luther nailed his 95 theses on the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg. It marks the symbolical beginning of the Protestant Reformation. His translation made the Bible available for the general public.
  • Imagining the past in a royal codex

    Imagining the past in a royal codex

    It took four folio volumes to contain an illustrated Miroir historial. A manuscript now kept in Leiden and one in Paris form the first two volumes of such a set, ordered by the French royal family.