[ tet-suhl ]
/ ˈtɛt səl /
Jo·hann [yoh-hahn], /ˈyoʊ hɑn/, 1465?–1519, German monk: antagonist of Martin Luther.
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How to use Tetzel in a sentence
In wrathful indignation he preached against Tetzel and his practices,--the abominable traffic of indulgences.
These papal indulgences were held in high esteem by the people, wherefore Tetzel was everywhere given a pompous reception.
Once in church, Tetzel eloquently extolled the miraculous power of the papal indulgences.
After Tetzel had carried on his godless traffic at many places he also came to Jueterbock, in the vicinity of Wittenberg.
British Dictionary definitions for Tetzel
Johann (joˈhan). ?1465–1519, German Dominican monk. His preaching on papal indulgences provoked Luther's 95 theses at Wittenberg (1517)
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