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Deuttung der zwo grewlichen Figuren : Bapstesels zu Rom, vnd Munchkalbs zu Freyberg jn Meyssen funden, 1523

Identifier: BR303 .L88 1523

Scope and Contents

Der Baptsesel durch Philippen Melanchthon deuttet -- Deuttung des Munchkalbs zu Freyberg Martin Luthers Luther and Melanchthon, in this pamphlet, take advantage of the opportunity to use two strange, but otherwise real, phenomena, the discovery of a grotesque broken statue in the Tiber River, and the birth of a deformed calf, both of which had captured the popular mind, as a means of engaging in polemics against the Papacy and their opponents among the Catholic clergy Signatures: A-B⁴ Includes 2 full page wood-engravings, (1) of the Pope-Ass of Rome and (2) of the Monk's-Calf of Freyberg Reformation Era Pamphlet Collection


  • Publication: 1523


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1 Monographs (16 unnumbered pages : illustrations) ; 21 cm (4to)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

Collection Room

Place of publication and publisher

Wittenberg : [Johann Rhau-Grunenberg]

Indexed In

Benzing, Lutherbibliographie 1549 Hartfelder, Melanchthon 66 VD 16 M 2988



Repository Details

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