Martin Luther was born in Eisleben, Germany. He was born with the last name of Luder, but changed it to Luther. Luther was the son of Hans and Margaret Luther. after his birth he moved to Mansfield where he spent a lot of his life (Luther.de)
Aug 3, 1492
Columbus Sets Sail.
Columbus sailed from Palos. He took the Nina the Pinta, and the Santa Maria.He was in search to find a sea route to china. the first land Columbus hit was in the bahamas (Grun 217)
Sep 21, 1492
Da Vinci's flying machine.
Leonardo Da Vinci created a painting of a flying machine. He was interested in flight.He drew many devices from the future. there was never an attempt to make one (Grun 217)
Apr 27, 1497
Bachus was Michelangelo's first masterpiece. It was a sculpture of a child and ma standing back to back which was Bacchus. It was sculpted in Louvre. Bacchus was a Roman God. (Grun 221)
Jun 21, 1500
Inca Empire at its Height
They had a large portion of Western South America during this time. At its height the Inca Empire was the largest nation on Earth and remains the largest native state to have existed on the western hemisphere. The Inca were a very conquering society. (Crystal Links)
Dec 20, 1500
It was Declared the Rebirth of Italy. It was an advance in culture learning and literature. this marked the end of the middle ages. this period had a wide variety of achievements in Italy. (the life and legacy of the Italian renaissance)
Jul 2, 1505
Martin was cuaght in a severe thunderstorm in which he was flung to the ground in terror. Suddenly he vowed that he would become a monk if he survived. Luther kept his promise and became a monk(Byers 48-51)
Nov 11, 1505
Martin was having anxieties about sin and his own salvation. The more he tried to do for God the more he realized his sinfulness. Luther had struggle to find peace with God (Martin Luther).
Jan 29, 1507
Ordained a Prriest
Luther was ordained a priest in Erfurt. He then started studying Theology at the University of Erfurt. Luther learned about humanists and took there slogan to heart "Ad Fontes". This means back to the source. To Luther this meant to get to the origanal sources of the Bible. (luther.de)
Dec 1, 1507
Criticization of Eck
The Dominicans were outraged because Luther wrote theses that criticized Eck, the divine spirit personally. There were proceedings against Luther that moved forward in Rome. These proceedings tried toget him out of Europe (Carm.com).
Sep 23, 1508
Michelangelo started the Sistine chapel. It is the most famous of his frescoes. The chapel's painting cover 12,000 square feet.(Rome's sistine Chapel: 50 facts)
Dec 20, 1515
End of Crisis
Luther came out of his crisis when staupitz told him to just love God. Instead of worrying about his salvation. Luther then worried about Christ, and trying to live the best he could. (Byers 48-51)
Dec 23, 1517
The 95 theses were the beliefs a Human's relationship to God. They question the corrupt practice selling of indulgences. The theses stated that the bible was the only holy sacred thing.(History.com)
Oct 19, 1521
Pope Leo excommunicated Luther. He was excommunicated because of his remarks through the 95 theses. His words made relgious reformers furious across Europe (History.com).
Dec 19, 1521
confrontation at worms
Three months after his excommunication Luther went to Worms to defend his beliefs. Martin was extremely defiant. he was declared an outlaw, because he didnt recant his writings (History.com)
May 20, 1525
Martin Luther's Marriage
Martin got married to Katherine von Bora.They met when Martin was escaping 12 nuns, one of them was her, from a convent. Together they had six children. (Reformation tours)
Apr 27, 1546
He was struggling from old age. Martin also had some diseases like kidney and bladder stones. He preached four sermons on his last hours. His last words were " If i make it home to Wittenburg, i will lay myself in my coffin and let the maggots feast on the stout doctor."(Martin Luther's last words and final thoughts)