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Q is a novel by Luther Blissett first published in Italian in 1999. [1]

60 relations: Anabaptists, Anton Fugger, Antwerp, Batenburgers, Battle of Frankenhausen, Bernhard Knipperdolling, Bernhard Krechting, Bernhard Rothmann, Catholic Church, Counter-Reformation, David Liss, Die Presse, Die Tageszeitung, Ecclesiastes, Emilio Salgari, Europe, Feuilleton, Franz von Waldeck, Fugger, German Peasants' War, Hans Hut, Heinemann (publisher), Heinrich Krechting, Historical fiction, In Rainbows, International Monetary Fund, Italian language, Italy, Jan Matthys, John of Leiden, Joseph Nasi, Luther Blissett (nom de plume), Manituana, Martin Bucer, Martin Cellarius, Münster, Münster Rebellion, Melchior Hoffman, Mute (magazine), New Italian Epic, Peace of Augsburg, Pen name, Pope Paul IV, Postmodernism, Protestant Reformation, Radiohead, Reginald Pole, Shaun Whiteside, Spirituali, Stewart Home, ..., The Observer, The Washington Post, Thom Yorke, Thomas Müntzer, Twelve Articles, Unitarianism, Venice, Wolfgang Capito, Wu Ming, 54 (novel). Expand index (10 more) »


Anabaptism (from Neo-Latin anabaptista, from the Greek ἀναβαπτισμός: ἀνά- "over again" and βαπτισμός "baptism") is a Christian movement which traces its origins to the Radical Reformation.

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Anton Fugger

Anton Fugger (June 10, 1493 – September 14, 1560) was a German merchant and member of the Fugger family.

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Antwerp (Antwerpen, Anvers) is a city in Belgium which is the capital of Antwerp province.

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The Batenburgers were members of a radical Anabaptist sect led by Jan van Batenburg, that flourished briefly in the 1530s in the aftermath of the Münster Rebellion.

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Battle of Frankenhausen

The Battle of Frankenhausen was fought on 15 May 1525.

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Bernhard Knipperdolling

Bernhard Knipperdolling (c. 1495 – January 22, 1536) was a Reverend and German leader of the Münster Anabaptists.

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Bernhard Krechting

Bernhard Krechting (before 1500 – January 22, 1536) was one of the leaders of the Anabaptist Kingdom of Münster.

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Bernhard Rothmann

Bernhard (or Bernard) Rothmann (c. 1495 – c. 1535) was a 16th-century Reformer and an Anabaptist leader in the city of Münster (modern Germany).

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Catholic Church

The Catholic Church, also known as the Roman Catholic Church, is, the largest Christian church, with more than 1.25 billion members worldwide.

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The Counter-Reformation (also the Catholic Revival or Catholic Reformation) was the period of Catholic resurgence beginning with the Council of Trent (1545–1563) and ending at the close of the Thirty Years' War (1648), and was initiated in response to the Protestant Reformation.

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David Liss

David Liss (born March 16, 1966) is an American writer of novels, essays and short fiction; more recently working also in comic books.

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Die Presse

Die Presse is a German language daily broadsheet newspaper based in Vienna, Austria.

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Die Tageszeitung

Die Tageszeitung (English: “The daily newspaper”, often displayed as die tageszeitung and commonly referred to as taz), was founded in 1978 in Berlin.

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Ecclesiastes (Greek: Ἐκκλησιαστής, Ekklesiastes, קֹהֶלֶת, Qoheleth, Koheleth) is one of 24 books of the Tanakh or Hebrew Bible, where it is classified as one of the Ketuvim (or "Writings").

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Emilio Salgari

Emilio Salgari (but often erroneously pronounced; 21 August 1862 – 25 April 1911) was an Italian writer of action adventure swashbucklers and a pioneer of science fiction.

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Europe is a continent that comprises the westernmost part of Eurasia.

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Feuilleton (a diminutive of feuillet, the leaf of a book) was originally a kind of supplement attached to the political portion of French newspapers, consisting chiefly of non-political news and gossip, literature and art criticism, a chronicle of the latest fashions, and epigrams, charades and other literary trifles.

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Franz von Waldeck

Count Franz von Waldeck (1491 – 15 July 1553), was Prince-Bishop of Münster, Osnabrück, and Minden in the Lower Rhenish–Westphalian Circle of the Holy Roman Empire.

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The Fugger family is a German family that was a historically prominent group of European bankers, members of the fifteenth and sixteenth-century mercantile patriciate of Augsburg, international mercantile bankers, and venture capitalists.

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German Peasants' War

The German Peasants' War, Great Peasants' War or Great Peasants' Revolt (Deutscher Bauernkrieg) was a widespread popular revolt in the German-speaking areas of Central Europe from 1524 to 1525.

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Hans Hut

Hans Hut (c. 14906 December 1527) was a very active Anabaptist in Southern Germany and Austria.

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Heinemann (publisher)

Heinemann is a publishing house that was founded in 1890 in the UK.

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Heinrich Krechting

Heinrich Krechting (1501 in Schöppingen28 June 1580 in Gödens, Ostfriesland) was a leader of the radical Anabaptist movement in Münster.

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Historical fiction

Historical fiction is a literary genre in which the plot takes place in a setting located in the past.

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In Rainbows

In Rainbows is the seventh studio album by the English alternative rock band Radiohead.

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International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an international organization headquartered in Washington, DC, of "188 countries working to foster global monetary cooperation, secure financial stability, facilitate international trade, promote high employment and sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world".

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Italian language

Italian (or lingua italiana) is a Romance language spoken mainly in Europe: Italy, Switzerland, San Marino, Vatican City, as a second language in Albania, Malta, Slovenia and Croatia, by minorities in Crimea, Eritrea, France, Libya, Monaco, Montenegro, Romania and Somalia, – Gordon, Raymond G., Jr.

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Italy (Italia), officially the Italian Republic (Repubblica Italiana), is a unitary parliamentary republic in Europe.

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Jan Matthys

Jan Matthys (also known as Jan Matthias, Johann Mathyszoon, Jan Mattijs, Jan Matthijszoon; c. 1500, Haarlem – 5 April 1534, Münster) was a charismatic Anabaptist leader of the Münster Rebellion, regarded by his followers as a prophet.

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John of Leiden

John of Leiden (Jan van Leiden; also Jan Beukelsz, Jan Beukelszoon, John Bockold, John Bockelson; February 2, 1509 – January 22, 1536), was an Anabaptist leader from Leiden, in the Holy Roman Empire's County of Holland.

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Joseph Nasi

Dom Joseph Nasi (or Nassi; also known as João Miques/Micas and Dom João Migas Mendes in a Portuguese variant, Giuseppe Nasi in Italian, and as Yasef Nassi in Ottoman Turkish; 1524, Portugal – 1579, Constantinople) was a Jewish diplomat and administrator, member of the House of Mendes/Benveniste, and a nephew of Dona Gracia Mendes Nasi, and influential figure in the Ottoman Empire during the rules of both Sultan Suleiman I and his son Selim II.

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Luther Blissett (nom de plume)

Luther Blissett is a multiple-use name, an "open pop star" informally adopted and shared by hundreds of artists and activists all over Europe and the Americas since 1994.

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Manituana is a novel by Wu Ming first published in Italian in 2007.

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Martin Bucer

Martin Bucer (Martin Butzer) (11 November 1491 – 28 February 1551) was a German Protestant reformer based in Strasbourg who influenced Lutheran, Calvinist, and Anglican doctrines and practices.

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Martin Cellarius

Martin Borrhaus (Latin: Martin Cellarius) (1499–11 October 1564) was a German Protestant theologian and reformer.

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Münster (Low German: Mönster; Latin: Monasterium, from the Greek μοναστήριον monastērion, "monastery") is an independent city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.

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Münster Rebellion

The Münster Rebellion was an attempt by radical Anabaptists to establish a communal sectarian government in the German city of Münster.

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Melchior Hoffman

Melchior Hoffman (or Hofmann; byname: Pel(t)zer "furrier"; c. 1495 – c. 1543) was an Anabaptist prophet and a visionary leader in northern Germany and the Netherlands.

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Mute (magazine)

Mute is a British online magazine that covers a wide spectrum of subjects related to cyberculture, artistic practice, left wing politics, urban regeneration, biopolitics, direct democracy, net art, the commons, horizontality and UK arts.

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New Italian Epic

New Italian Epic is a definition suggested by the Italian author Wu Ming 1 to describe a body of literary works written in Italy by various authors starting in 1993, at the end of the so called ‘First Republic’.

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Peace of Augsburg

The Peace of Augsburg, also called the Augsburg Settlement, was a treaty between Charles V and the forces of the Schmalkaldic League, an alliance of Lutheran princes, on September 25, 1555, at the imperial city of Augsburg, now in present-day Bavaria, Germany.

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Pen name

A pen name, nom de plume, or literary double is a pseudonym adopted by an author.

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Pope Paul IV

Pope Paul IV, C.R. (Paulus IV; 28 June 1476 – 18 August 1559), né Gian Pietro Carafa, was Pope from 23 May 1555 to his death in 1559.

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Postmodernism is a late-20th-century movement in the arts, architecture, and criticism that was a departure from modernism.

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Protestant Reformation

The Protestant Reformation, often referred to simply as the Reformation, was the schism within Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther, John Calvin, Huldrych Zwingli and other early Protestant Reformers.

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Radiohead are an English rock band from Abingdon, Oxfordshire, formed in 1985.

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Reginald Pole

Reginald Pole (12 March 1500 – 17 November 1558) was an English cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church and the last Roman Catholic Archbishop of Canterbury, holding the office from 1556 to 1558, during the Counter Reformation.

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Shaun Whiteside

Shaun Whiteside (born 1959) is a Northern Irish translator of French, Dutch, German, and Italian literature.

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The Spirituali were members of a reform movement within the Roman Catholic Church, which existed from the 1510s to the 1560s.

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Stewart Home

Kevin Llewellyn Callan (born 24 March 1962), better known as Stewart Home, is an English artist, filmmaker, writer, pamphleteer, art historian, and activist.

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The Observer

The Observer is a British newspaper, published on Sundays.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is an American daily newspaper.

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Thom Yorke

Thomas Edward "Thom" Yorke (born 7 October 1968) is an English musician best known as the singer and principal songwriter of the alternative rock band Radiohead.

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Thomas Müntzer

Thomas Müntzer (ca. 1489 – 27 May 1525) was a German preacher and theologian of the early Reformation whose opposition to both Luther and the established Catholic church led to his open defiance of late-feudal authority in central Germany.

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Twelve Articles

The Twelve Articles were part of the peasants' demands of the Swabian League during the German Peasants' War of 1525.

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Unitarianism is a Christian theological movement named for the affirmation that God is one entity, in direct contrast to Trinitarianism, which defines God as three persons in one being.

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Venice (Venezia; alternative obsolete form: Vinegia; Venetian: Venèxia; Venetiae; Benetke) is a city in northeastern Italy sited on a group of 118 small islands separated by canals and linked by bridges.

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Wolfgang Capito

Wolfgang Fabricius Capito (or Köpfel) (1478 – November 1541) was a German religious reformer.

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Wu Ming

Wu Ming (extended name: Wu Ming Foundation) is a pseudonym for a group of Italian authors formed in 2000 from a subset of the Luther Blissett community in Bologna.

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54 (novel)

54 is a novel by Wu Ming first published in Italian in 2002.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Q_(novel)

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