Luther, Martin, born at Eisleben, Nov. 10, 1483; entered the University of Erfurt, 1501 (B.A. 1502, M.A.. 1503); became an Augustinian monk, 1505; ordained priest, 1507; appointed Professor at the University of Wittenberg, 1508, and in 1512 D.D.; published his 95 Theses, 1517; and burnt the Papal Bull which had condemned them, 1520; attended the Diet of Worms, 1521; translated the Bible into German, 1521-34; and died at Eisleben, Feb. 18, 1546. The details of his life and of his work as a reformer are accessible to English readers in a great variety of forms. Luther had a huge influence on German hymnody.
i. Hymn Books.
1. Ellich cristlich lider Lobgesang un Psalm. Wittenberg, 1524. [Hamburg Library.] This contains 8 German h… Go to person page >
Display Title: Saa langt som Himlens Helving naarFirst Line: Saa langt som Himlens Helving naarTune Title: [Saa langt som Himlens Helving naar]Author: Caelius Sedulius; Luther; LandstadDate: 1897Subject: Mariæ Bebudelses Dag | Til Høimesse; Annunciation | High Mass; Hellig Tre Kongers Dag | Til Aftensang; Holy Three Kings Day | For Evening; Mariæ Bebudelses Dag | Til Hoimesse