Peace of Augsburg


Peace of Augsburg
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Encyclopedia of Protestantism. . 2005.

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  • Peace of Augsburg — The Peace of Augsburg was a treaty between Ferdinand I, who replaced his brother Charles V as Holy Roman Emperor, and the forces of the Schmalkaldic League, an alliance of Lutheran princes, on September 25, 1555, at the city of Augsburg in… …   Wikipedia

  • Augsburg — • Diocese in the Kingdom of Bavaria, Germany, suffragan of the Archdiocese of Munich Freising Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Augsburg     Augsburg      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Peace of Westphalia — Treaties of Osnabrück and Münster Ratification of the Peace of Münster (Gerard ter Borch, Münster, 1648) Type Peace treaty …   Wikipedia

  • Augsburg — /awgz berrg/; Ger. /owks boorddk/, n. a city in Bavaria, in S Germany. 247,700. * * * I City (pop., 2002 est.: 257,800), Bavaria, southern Germany. Founded as a Roman colony by Augustus с 14 BC, it was the seat of a bishopric by AD 739. It became …   Universalium

  • Augsburg — Infobox German Location image photo=Rathaus Augsburg.jpg image caption=The City Hall of Augsburg type = Stadt Wappen = Augsburg wappen.svg lat deg = 48 |lat min = 22 |lat sec = 0 lon deg = 10 |lon min = 54 |lon sec = 0 Lageplan = Bundesland =… …   Wikipedia

  • Augsburg Confession — Lutheranism Luther s Seal Book of Concord …   Wikipedia

  • Augsburg, Peace of — Convention promulgated in 1555 by the Diet of the Holy Roman Empire, which provided the first permanent legal basis for the existence of Lutheranism in addition to Catholicism in Germany. The Diet determined that no member of the empire would… …   Universalium

  • Augsburg, Peace of —    By the mid 16th century, Lutheran leaders were firmly in control of Scandinavia and most of northern Germany. While the Catholic Holy Roman emperors had at times scored marked successes against Protestant strongholds, all their victories… …   Encyclopedia of Protestantism

  • Peace of Passau — Holy Roman Emperor Charles V had won a victory against Protestantism in the Schmalkaldic War of 1547. Many Protestant princes were unhappy with the religious terms of the Augsburg Interim imposed after this victory. In January 1552, led by… …   Wikipedia

  • Augsburg Interim — ▪ German history       temporary doctrinal agreement between German Catholics and Protestants, proclaimed in May 1548 at the Diet of Augsburg (1547–48), which became imperial law on June 30, 1548. It was prepared and accepted at the insistence of …   Universalium


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