Counter-Reformation

Luther Martin Luther Wittenberg Reformation

Reformation

Reformation The Reformation (alternatively named the Protestant Reformation or the European Reformation) was a movement within Western Christianity in the sixteenth-century Europe that posed a religious and political challenge to the Roman Catholic Church and papal authority in particular. Although the Reformation is usually considered to have started with the publication of the Ninety-five Theses by Martin Luther in 1517, there was no schism between the Catholic Church...

Jacques Callot "Gandi miserie della guerra" 1630-1635

European Wars of Religion

European Wars of Religion The European wars of religion were a series of Christian religious wars waged in Europe in the 16th, 17th and early 18th centuries. Fought after the Protestant Reformation began in 1517, the wars disrupted the religious and political order in the Catholic countries of Europe. However, religion was only one of the causes, which also included revolts, territorial...

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