Philipp Melanchthon

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  • Opposing Viewpoints on The Lord´s Supper of Luther and Zwinglu

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    The ceremony of the Lord’s Supper at Marburg in 1529 triggered numerous heartless debates amongst two protagonists Luther and Zwingli. Throughout the Reformation era, debates played an important role, as they were a main mechanism in familiarizing the Reformation into countless towns. Debates were a means of resolving differences amongst like-minded Protestant groups. Landgrave Philip of Hesse had summoned the Hessian Chancellor Feige to send for both Luther and Zwingli for the express and urgent

  • Albrecht Durer Self-Portrait Essay

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    Albrecht Durer SelfPortrait Artist and Humanist, Albrecht Durer is one of the most significant figures in the history f European art outside Italy during the Renaissance (Gowing 195). Portraying the questioning spirit of the Renaissance, Durer's conviction that he must examine and explore his own situation through capturing the very essence of his role as artist and creator, is reflected in the Self-portrait in a Fur Collared Robe (Strieder 10). With the portrait, Durer's highly self-conscious

  • Ozment And The Lutheran Reformation Essay

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    Ozment & The Lutheran Reformation By: Hanan M. Madbouly Long before Martin Luther was one of Germany’s most famous reformers, Lucas Cranach a painter from Franconia served sixteen years as a court painter in Wittenberg. Wittenberg turned out to be the center for the Renaissance; this small town would be where the Renaissance would emerge. As Luther references it, it became the birthplace of religious pluralism and independent beliefs

  • The New Republic

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    back’ idea became popular amongst the right wing. Under this mind-set, the politicians who signed the treaty were seen as the traitors, and as guilty of stabbing the troops in the back. This legend is depicted below in this cartoon which illustrates Philipp Scheidemann and Matthias Erzberger literally stabbing the German army in the back with the signing at Versailles. What many Germans did not understand, was that the war truly was lost, and that meant that Germany did not have much choice in the

  • The Life Of Lise Meitner

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    nationality, her ancestors practiced the Jewish way of life, yet it was not as discernable in Meitner or her direct family. Her mother Hedwig Skovran, a musician, was not well known but of enough skill to continue the occupation, while her father, Philipp Meitner, was a lawyer and a master of chess. Her siblings, much like her parents, grew up to be detached from the Jewish culture, which would lead them towards Christianity during a time of maltreatment of those of Jewish features or religion. This

  • Essay on George Frideric Handel's Water Music

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    George Frideric Handel's Water Music Not only is George Frideric Handel's Water Music extraordinarily beautiful, it also helped to establish the orchestral suite as a legitimate art form. Written to be performed outside instead of in a theater, it remains one of the most outstanding compositions in Handel's catalogue. Even though it is somewhat overplayed, the Water Music continues to be a very popular work of art. By nature of the venue this great work was to be performed in, Handel had

  • E Bach 's Influence On The Empfindsam Style And Future Composers

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    C.P.E Bach’s Influence on the Empfindsam Style and Future Composers Carl Phillip Emmanuel Bach is listed in many history books as an important transitional composer between the baroque style and the classical style without giving specific reasons why. This essay focuses on the significant contributions C.P.E Bach made to music theory and the way music was performed. This essay will also cover his influence on the emerging empfindsam style and the inspiration he gave his musical successors, such

  • Changes During The Renaissance

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    The Renaissance was a time period between the fourteenth through the middle of the seventeenth century in Europe, which was known for the cultural rebirth of art and literature. Most of the changes during the Renaissance were based around humanism, which meant they were more human-centered than God-centered. During the Renaissance, people looked to their pasts with admiration, in search of guidance. In the world of art, principles of aspect were explored which allowed for the creation of more realistic

  • The Renaissance And Humanism Era

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    Module twelve is on the study of the Renaissance and Humanism era. The first source I used to connect Module twelve with this commentary for this discussion post is “Renaissance and Humanism” from our Instructor Commentary – Module Twelve. This source gives a summary of the development of the Renaissance Humanism era. This era was considered the “rebirth” due to the extreme trouble times many people experienced during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. During this period, the term Humanism

  • Martin Luther ( 1483-1546 )

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    challenged many of the accepted traditions of the church, perhaps most importantly his doctrine of “justification by faith,” affirming that human faith and justification are not works of their own hands, but gifts from God. Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560) – Philipp Melanchthon was a follower and colleague of Martin Luther that played a vital role in the development of Lutheranism during the Reformation. He was a primary author of the Augsburg Confession and promoted many of Luther’s ideas. After