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Germany
Nordhausen
Lkr. Nordhausen

Thüringen

Lutherplatz

Reformatorenbrunnen - Luther, Jonas und Meyenburg

Reformers Fountain - Luther, Jonas and Meyenburg

Peter Genßler
2004

Nordhausen /  Reformatorenbrunnen - Luther, Jonas und Meyenburg

Description

Memorial on a grass square consisting of a fountain basin five low columns, three with busts, one with a plan of the square and one with the names of the sponsors. The busts are:
  1. MARTIN LUTHER | 1483-1546 | Skulptur: Peter Genßler 2003.
    Marten Luther (Eisleben 1483 - Eisleben 1546), German priest and professor of theology who initiated the Protestant Reformation (Wikipedia).
  2. Michael Meyenburg (Steinau an der Straße c. 1491; Nordhausen 1555)
    German reformer, mayor of Nordhausen (Wikipedia).
  3. Justus Jonas (Nordhausen 1493 - Eisfeld 1555)
    German Lutheran reformer (Wikipedia).

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Inscription(s)

ich weiss keine stadt im harze
oder sonst dergleichen,
die dem evangelio so bald
unterworfen als nordhausen
das wird sie vor gott und der
welt vor anderen in jenem
leben ehre haben.

luther über nordhausen

Lutherplatz

Sculptor

Sources & Information

Tags

  • Country: Germany
  • Bust
  • Gallery of Honor
  • Genßler, Peter
  • Jonas, Justus
  • Luther, Martin
  • Meyenburg, Michael
  • Theologian
  • Location (N 51°30'5" - E 10°47'34")

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