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Martin Luther
Definition by Joshua J. Mark

Martin Luther

Martin Luther (l. 1483-1546) was a German priest, monk, and theologian who became the central figure of the religious and cultural movement known as the Protestant Reformation. Even though earlier reformers had expressed Luther's views, his...
Signpost of the German Limes Road
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Signpost of the German Limes Road

Official signpost of the German Limes Road (German: Deutsche Limes-Stra├če), a tourist route for motorists, cyclists and hikers that follows the course of the UNESCO - World Heritage Upper Germanic-Rhaetian Limes. Starting in Rheinbrohl (near...
Peasants Revolt | 3 Minute History
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Peasants Revolt | 3 Minute History

https://www.patreon.com/Jabzy Thanks to Xios, Alan Haskayne, Lachlan Lindenmayer, Victor Yau, William Crabb, Derpvic, Seth Reeves and all my other Patrons. If you want to help out - https://www.patreon.com/Jabzy?ty=h https://twitter.com/JabzyJoe...
German 6th Panzer Division, 1940
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German 6th Panzer Division, 1940

A photograph showing tanks of the German 6th Panzer Division in 1940. (Imperial War Museums)
German Atlantic Wall Defences
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German Atlantic Wall Defences

A photograph taken in March 1944 showing a gun emplacement, part of Nazi Germany's Atlantic Wall defences along the coastline of occupied northern Europe. The defences were built in preparation for the Allied landings which came on D-Day...
Domesday Book
Definition by Mark Cartwright

Domesday Book

Domesday Book was a comprehensive survey and record of all the landowners, property, tenants and serfs of medieval Norman England. It was compiled in 1086-7 under the orders of William the Conqueror (r. 1066-87). The record is unique in European...
Egyptian Model of Peasants Ploughing
Image by Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin

Egyptian Model of Peasants Ploughing

One of the two figures of laborers is missing. The man wears a linen kilt. The plough is drawn by a yoke of oxen. 11th or 12th Dynasty, circa 2025-1850 BE. From Egypt, precise provenance of excavation is unknown. (The British Museum, London...
Ten Protestant Reformation Facts You Need to Know
Article by Joshua J. Mark

Ten Protestant Reformation Facts You Need to Know

The Protestant Reformation (1517-1648) was one of the most significant cultural, political, and religious events in the history of Europe and helped shape the modern world. It was a complex event spanning over 100 years, which radically changed...
Allied Bombing of Germany
Article by Mark Cartwright

Allied Bombing of Germany

The Allied strategic bombing of Germany during World War II (1939-45) involved British and U.S. bomber planes attacking industrial cities, factories, railways, airfields, and dams. Over 600,000 civilians died as a consequence. The campaign...
Shimabara Rebellion
Definition by Matthew Allison

Shimabara Rebellion

The Shimabara Rebellion was a peasant uprising that occurred from 17 December 1637 to 15 April 1638 in Japan's southern island of Kyushu. Economic desperation, famine, and religious persecution led the peasants of the Shimabara peninsular...
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