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Headlam, Cecil. The story of Nuremberg - Page 52. 1899. Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries. University of Houston Digital Library. Web. September 24, 2019. https://digital.lib.uh.edu/collection/exotic/item/1669/show/1428.

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Title The story of Nuremberg
Creator (LCNAF)
  • Headlam, Cecil
Contributor (Local)
  • James, H. M.
Publisher J. M. Dent & Co.
Date 1899
Subject.Topical (LCSH)
  • History
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  • Nuremberg, Germany
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Language English
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  • Text
Original Item Extent 303 pages; 18 cm
Original Item Location DD901.N93 H4 1899
Original Item URL http://library.uh.edu/record=b1684865~S11
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Repository Kenneth Franzheim II Rare Books Room, William R. Jenkins Architecture and Art Library, University of Houston Libraries
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Transcript 77?^ Story of Nuremberg Nicholas of Cusa, who (1451) came preaching through Germany, and passed through Nuremberg selling " Indulgences " like a cheap-jack, lowering his price from time to time to get rid of his stock. But the monk, Capistranus, a great preacher, who came in the following year, created so tremendous a sensation bv his eloquence and by miracles which he wrought that the people, we are told, flocked in crowds, laden with their new-fashioned pointed shoes, their Schlitten (sledges— harmless enough one would have thought—but they were regarded as extravagant luxuries), and thousands of dice and cards, and burnt them all in the marketplace. Next year they were stirred again bv the terrible news that the Turks had taken Constantinopl . I hundred burghers seized their arms and went as Crusaders to help the Hungarians in Belgrade against the infidel Turk.1 But they did not do grt Scarce a third of them returned at Chi istmastide. The rest had died of hardship or ot This gave the Council a distaste for CmsaoV took to discouraging the preachers who came to beat up recruits against Hussites or 'Turks. The town, it was found, had to support the widows and children ot the dead Crusaders. The preachings of the firebrand Johannes Capistranus had another evil result. The .lews since the pel tion in 1349 had not been much molested, though continually squeezed for money by both Kaiser and Council. But the increase in their numbers, the riches they had accumulated through usury, and the eloquence of this monk all tended to rouse religious hatred. •• The hatred against the Jews is so general in I writes Froissart in 14.97, '• that the Calmest peopL 1 BeeThecdot K rner1 srstl known play on this subject 52