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Working in the Lord´s vineyard…

Professor Paul Eber´s children hired Lucas Cranach the Younger to paint an epitaph for their father in 1569. The artist uses the association of the name “Boar” to make the connection to Psalm 80 verses 12-16, which Pope Leo X … Continue reading

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Reform of the Gregorian calendar in 1582

Two years after the Book of Concord was published, the Gregorian calendar was reformed under the leadership of Pope Gregory XIII (Read more about him here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pope_Gregory_XIII) with the papal bull:  Inter gravissimas. Read more about this calender under:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gregorian_calendar

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