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A Cultural History of Syphilis

How syphilis took Europe by storm during the 1490s, and the far reaching effects it's had ever since
posted by Mister Bijou on May 18, 2013 - 25 comments

 

You rush forward as an ass under the pelt of a lion.

The Martin Luther Insult Generator. That is all.
posted by LarryC on Feb 28, 2012 - 75 comments

This Cake Will Be Et

Caldwell Tanner has struck upon an intriguing way to learn about history.
posted by Evilspork on Sep 25, 2010 - 12 comments

Today is Reformation Day, the anniversary of Martin Luther nailing the 95 Theses to the door of the Wittenberg Castle Church in 1517. He was largely criticizing the practice of selling indulgences (forgiveness for sins). He didn't intend to split with the church. He left room for the Pope to slip out of the indulgences corruption. But the Pope didn't, and the split eventually came.
posted by Sean Meade on Oct 31, 2001 - 12 comments

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