The Latin version of the Gutenburg Bible is printed in Mainz in Germany. This is the first time thiis was done.
Feb 24, 1475
By this time printing presses operated in France, Germany, England, Italy, and sevral other places in Europe. The use of the printing press allowed wide spread production of books. This also helped spread new humanism ideas to a larger audience.
Feb 24, 1500
Several humanists argued that the church had lost its spiritual mission. The claims lead to a reform movement that split the western European church. his is known as the Reformation
Feb 23, 1513
The Prince by Machiavelli
Machiavelli wrote an essay to describe government not in the terms of their ideas, but how the government acually worked
Feb 24, 1516
The book Utopia is published by Thomas More.This book condemned the government and siad that private ownership of land causes unnecessary conflict between people.
Feb 24, 1517
Luther challenges Tetzel
Luther acused Tetzal for making a grave error in asking people to give money to a false promise of forgiveness.Luther posted 95 theses(statements) about the indulgences of the church
Feb 25, 1531
Death of Huldrych Zwingli
Ziwingli died in the battle of Catholics and Protestants. Although he was dead his work was carried on by a French Protestant named John Calvin
Feb 25, 1536
The Institutes of the Christian Religion
John Calvin came up with and published a clear and complete set of religious belifes. This was known as The Institutes of the Chrisian Religion. It stated exactly wa
hat a faithful preson should believe is the answer to all religious questions.
Feb 25, 1546
War is Waged
Charles V sent his armies to fight againstProtestant princes in Germany.Though his armies won most of the battles, he could not seem to defeat the Lutheran Church.
Feb 25, 1555
Charles V came to an agreement with the Prodestant princes in Germany. The Peace of Augsburg was created after the compromise.