- Jo·hann [yoh-hahn] /ˈyoʊ hɑn/, 1465?–1519, German monk: antagonist of Martin Luther.
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The students at Wittenberg retaliated by burning Tetzel's theses.
Tiem, the papal pedler, like Tetzel a century later, caused trouble.John Hus
Did it not come out of the foul box of Tetzel the indulgence-monger?Pilgrimage from the Alps to the Tiber
James Aitken Wylie
The indulgence of the "Inquisitor" Tetzel had proved its power, and rescued her from the fire.Complete Short Works
Tetzel did likewise, seeming like the old man's pale and creeping shadow.Margery [Gred], Complete
- Johann (joˈhan). ?1465–1519, German Dominican monk. His preaching on papal indulgences provoked Luther's 95 theses at Wittenberg (1517)