Sunday, November 28, 2010

At the Table with the Reformers

This well known painting portrays some of the key figures associated with the Reformation.

The top three from the left are:

Peter Martyr Vermigli (1499-1562)
John Knox (1513-1572)
Huldrych Zwingli (1484-1531)

In the original picture:
Heinrich Bullinger (1504-1575) is to the left of Vermigli

The second row from left to right are:

John Hus (1370-1415)
Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560)
Hieronymus van Praag (1379-1416)
Martin Luther (1483-1546)
Hieronymus Zanchius (1516-1590)
John Calvin (1509-1564)
Theodorus Beza (1519-1605)
William Perkins (1558-1602)
Below Perkins is John Wycliff (1386-1428)

In the original picture:

Martin Bucer (1491-1551)is to the left of John Hus
Matthius Flaccius (1520-1572) is to the right of William Perkins
Behind Flaccius is Johannes Oecolampadius (1481-1531)

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