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Luther's Works, Editions of
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A first, widely disseminated collection of the Reformer's Latin works was published in Basel in 1518 by Johannes Froben; a first edition of his German works was published in Basel in 1520 by Andreas Cratander. Luther's literary productivity persuaded Cratander and then Adam Petri to publish two more Latin editions – each expanded – in March and again in July of 1520.

The first complete edition of Luther's works, the Wittenberg edition, was published between 1539 and 1559 in two series of folio volumes, 12 in German and seven in Latin; the editors were G. Rörer, C. Cruciger, a…

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Köpf, Ulrich, “Luther's Works, Editions of”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_13275>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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