Could speak, the walls of the Wartburg, you would tell the story of a Revolution, of Christianity, of great art and the creation of a whole people. Since its completion in the year 1067, it took almost 500 years to get here, in fact, German history should be written. As Martin Luther put himself in 1521 in the Wartburg, the Augustinian monk not to enjoy the beautiful view over the Thuringian forest and the town of Eisenach.safehouse
Luther was persecuted by the Church and finds in the castle to a secret shelter. His Crime? He tried to reform the Christian Church. And in the protection of the Wartburg he is to land his biggest Coup against the Church: In just eleven weeks, he translated the New Testament from Latin into German.
The Wartburg is a Central place in the emergence of the German culture. Here not only the Faith of the Germans was revolutionized, or the cornerstone of our culture, but also the identity of the German people created.
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