Melanchthon, Philipp

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Basic data

  1. Schwartzerdt, Philipp Real Name
  2. February 16, 1497 in Bretten
  3. April 19, 1560 in Wittenberg
  4. Philologe, Philosoph, Humanist, Theologe, Dichter
  5. Heidelberg, Tübingen, Wittenberg

Iconography

(Source: Wikimedia)
(Source: Wikimedia)
Melanchthon and Luther with Christ crucified in the middle (Source: Wikimedia)
Loci Communes, 1521 edition (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait by Hans Holbein the Younger, c. 1530–1535 (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait of Philip Melanchthon, 1537, by Lucas Cranach the Elder (Source: Wikimedia)
Melanchton's house in Wittenberg (Source: Wikimedia)
Melanchthon with Luther behind, by Johann Gottfried Schadow, Melanchthon House Museum, Wittenberg (Source: Wikimedia)
The room in which Melanchthon died, Melanchthon's house. Wittenberg (Source: Wikimedia)
Portrait of Philip Melanchthon by Lucas Cranach the Younger, c. 1562 (Source: Wikimedia)
The Melanchthon window attributed to the Quaker City Stained Glass Company of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, at St. Matthew's German Evangelical Lutheran Church in Charleston, South Carolina (Source: Wikimedia)
Detail from Unterricht der Visitatorn, an die Pfarherrn in Hertzog Heinrichs zu Sachsen Fürstenthum, Gleicher form der Visitation im Kurfürstenthum gestellet, woodcut by Lucas Cranach the Younger, Wittenberg, 1539 (Source: Wikimedia)
Crest of Philip Melanchthon, featuring the bronze serpent of Moses (Source: Wikimedia)
Anonymous Netherlands, Portrait of Melanchthon, early 18th century, engraving and etching, Department of Image Collections, National Gallery of Art Library, Washington, DC. (Source: Wikimedia)
Melanchthon's room in Wittenberg (Source: Wikimedia)
Head of Melanchton statue at Lessing-Gymnasium (Frankfurt), whose founder had been influenced by personal contacts with Melanchton (Source: Wikimedia)
Engraving of Melanchthon in 1526 by Albrecht Dürer captioned, "Dürer was able to draw the living Philip's face, but the learned hand could not paint his spirit" (translated from Latin) (Source: Wikimedia)
Bildnis von Martin Luther und Philipp Melanchton, 1701/1750 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis von Martin Luther und Philipp Melanchton, 1701/1750 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Philippus Melanchthon, Azelt, Johann (zugeschrieben) - 1688 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Philippus Melanchthon, Jakob Hering - 1736/1774 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Philippvs Melanchton, unbekannter Künstler - 1601/1750 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Philippus Melanchthon, Boissard, Robert - 1597/1599 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Philippus Melanchthon, unbekannter Künstler - 1601/1750 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Philipp Melanchthon (eig. Schwarzerdt), Johann Benjamin Brühl - 1730 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Philippus Melanchthon, Bernigeroth, Martin - 1685/1733 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Bildnis des Philipp Melanchthon, unbekannter Künstler - 1520/1650 (Quelle: Digitaler Portraitindex)
Dargestellter: Philipp Melanchthon Künstler: Lucas Cranach Josef Anton Selb (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)
Dargestellter: Philipp Melanchthon Künstler: J. H. Fiedler (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)
Dargestellter: Philipp Melanchthon Künstler: Johann Christian Benjamin Gottschick (Quelle: Trierer Porträtdatenbank)

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