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Header of a chronicle (1523-1539) By Johannes Keßler
The page in the illustration narrates the meeting of J. Keßler and his travel companions with Martin Luther, disguised as a knight, in a village of Thuringia.
woodcut “Luther and Hus sharing the Sacrament”
Woodcut “Luther und Hus das Abendmahl erteilend”, by Lukas Cranach (1472-1533). The Hus mentioned in the title is most likely Jan Hus, a Czech priest and reformer who died 68 jears before Luther’s birth. Thus the illustration is definitely to … Continued