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Luther's German Bible

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While he was in hiding, protected by Frederick III of Saxony (also known as "Frederick the Wise"), Martin Luther began to translate the Bible from its original languages into German.

This is a page from the published Luther Bible.  It was printed on Gutenberg's printing press.


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Image online, courtesy Library of Congress.

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