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Interesting facts about the history of recorded history.
From fire on Mount Athos to Saxon king crosses
Monastery in a war zone, affluent Essenes, and Luther's loo
Rediscovered Bach aria, buried Saxon church, and digitizing one of the world's oldest New Testament manuscripts
First church of Norway, Da Vinci's fingerprint, and the cradle of Scottish Christianity
Oldest church discovered, Christian history in the movies, rare book by Roger Williams
In New Orleans, the saints go marching on.
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The discovery of the Nag Hammadi collection brought ancient Gnostic writings to light.
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In the Byzantine era, 300 years before the Muslim conquest, the Holy Land bloomed into a center of Christian worship, pilgrimage, and monasticism.
Interesting facts about Christianity in the Holy Land.
The holiest site in Christendom has endured an unholy amount of destruction and violence.
Luther couldn’t resist speaking out on indulgences one more time.
A piece of the true cross has been stolen in Toronto—but how did it get there in the first place?
Christianity has a long history in China, but much of it lies buried by time, dirt, and false assumptions.
Have archaeological discoveries like the James ossuary served or obscured the quest to verify the Bible?
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September 21, 1452: Girolamo Savonarola, a Dominican preacher and reformer famous for his religious zeal and extraordinary piety, is born.

September 21, 1522: First edition of Martin Luther's German translation of the New Testament is published (see issue 34: Luther's Early Years).

September 21, 1558: Charles V, Holy Roman Emperor, dies. Charles called the Diet of Worms in 1521, which condemned Martin Luther (see issue 34: Luther's Early Years).

September 21, 1944: Founded on April 12, ...

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