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Christianity in Europe: The 17th Century
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Map 7 Denominations in Europe about 1570.
© PETER PALM, BERLIN. Map 7 Denominations in Europe about 1570.

© PETER PALM, BERLIN.

Andreas Holzem

1. Europe – Empire – War

In 1635 the town council secretary of Rottweil described the misery of war as “pity, wretchedness, and extreme distress.” Imposed war contributions and winter quarters, ravages and fires, famine and pestilence had already killed half …

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Andreas Holzem, “Christianity in Europe: The 17th Century”, in: History of Global Christianity Online, Editors J.H. Schjørring, N.A. Hjelm. Consulted online on 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-5656_HGCO_COM08000>
First published online: 2018



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