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Luther as Anti-Papist Angel (1618)

Propaganda engraving entitled "Wunderwerk D. Martin Luthers: Der päpstliche Stuhl wird sinken." Kupferstich, 1618. Luther is shown as an angel flying to meet the pope. Another angel announces that Luther is the angel proclaiming the gospel as prophesied by John in Revelation. The pope is about to fall off his chair.

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