Protestant reformer Martin Luther’s 16th Century notes found

Protestant reformer Martin Luther’s 16th Century notes found

A first edition of one of the most important works of the man who inspired the Protestant Reformation has been discovered in a library in France.

The publication by German theologian Martin Luther, called On the Freedom of a Christian, dates back to 1520.

This was a year before he was excommunicated by the Pope for criticising the Catholic Church.

It includes around 50 notes written in red by Luther himself, indicating changes he wanted for a second edition.

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