500 years ago, the seeds of capitalism4 min read 05 Nov 2017, 11:20 PM IST
The Reformation in Europe triggered political and economic evolution that continues to be relevant today
On 31 October 1517, Martin Luther posted his Ninety-Five Theses on the door of the All Saints’ Church in Wittenburg. Thus began the Reformation, a rebellion against the religious authority and temporal power of the Catholic Church that would soon fracture Europe. This reordering of the continent was the beginning of a political and economic evolution that has shaped the modern world.
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