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Photos, videos, and audio clips from some of Bill Petro's trips:

Ireland Business/Vacation Trip-3 July 2006, including: Cork: Kinsale, Cork. Limerick BunRatty Castle. Kerry: Dingle. Clare: Cliffs of Moher, Ballyvaughan, The Burren. Galway Connemara. Mayo Westport, Cong:

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Ireland

Ireland Business Trip-2 February-March 2006, including: Cork: Kinsale, Cork. Kerry: Muckross House, Kenmare, Dingle. Clare: Cliffs of Moher, Ballinalacken Castle, Doolin, The Burren:

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Ireland

Prague Business Trip March 2006, including Castle, Old Town, National Theater:

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Prague
 

Ireland Business Trip February-March 2006, including Cork and Ring of Kerry: Kenmare, Waterville, Portmagee, Killarney, Macroom:

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Ireland

Tokyo Business Trip: October-November 2004

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Tokyo

European Reformation History Tour: May-June 2004, including Italy, Germany, Switzerland and France.

Italy

Directed by Dr. John D. Hannah, professor of Historical Theology at Dallas Seminary.

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5/27-30: Rome-2: photos from Mikele - Vatican, Coliseum, Forum, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Rhine Castles

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More Europe: photos from Mike Huber - Coliseum, Rhine, Gruyere, Neuschwanstein, Indulgence, people

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More from Bill: photos I took with my Treo Smartphone camera - Wittenberg at night, computerized Papal blessings at the Vatican

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5-27: Rome: Coliseum, Forum, City, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Churches, including Vatican

Videos - are .AVI files between 2 - 4 MB, requiring a long startup time

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Piazza San Pietro (St. Peter's at the Vatican)

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National Monument (Michelangelo's Steps)

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Forum from inside

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Forum viewed from Coliseum

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Arch of Septimius Severus in the Forum (east side)

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Arch of Septimius Severus in the Forum (west side)

Audios - are .WAV files less than 1MB

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Tony, tour guide explaining statues at top of Michelangelo's Steps on the Capitoline (0:30)

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Tony, on the builders of the Trevi Fountain (0:25)

Germany

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5-31: Rhine River: cruise and castles

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River and Castles from boat
 

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5-31: Fulda: St. Basel's church, the Schlossgartens, Maritim Hotel next to the Orangerie
 

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6-01: Eisenach: where Martin Luther was a choirboy at St. George, stayed at the Wartburg, Luther Haus, J. S. Bach Haus

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Above Eisenach viewed from Wartburg Castle

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Idaho choir singing in the Wartburg courtyard (0:30)
 

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6-01: Erfurt: where Martin Luther attended University and joined the Augustinian Monastery
 

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6-02: Eisleben: where Martin Luther was born, baptized, preached his last sermon, and died

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6-02: Wittenberg: where Martin Luther nailed the 95 Theses to the Castle Church door, preached at St. Mary's, lived at the Black Friar's Monastery, and burned the Papal bull of excommunication at the Oak

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Prof John Hannah, on the alter triptychon at St. Mary's Town Church in Wittenberg (3:50)

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Prof John Hannah, preaching on faith and baptism at Martin Luther's Castle Church in Wittenberg (3:47)

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Group singing "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" at Corpus Christi Chapel where Luther appealed to the Pope to decide on his heresy case (1:38)

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Group singing hymn "To God Be The Glory" (0:56)
 

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6-03: Torgau: where the first church designed for Protestants was built in the Castle

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6-03: Coburg: where Martin Luther waited out the Diet of Augsburg at the Castle

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6-03: Rothenberg: a medieval village

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Above Rothenberg from the Wall Tower

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Big Band playing a waltz in City Square (0:30)

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Big Band playing a local favorite in City Square (0:30)

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Big Band playing "In The Mood" in City Square (3:34)

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Organ Concert at St. Jacob's Church on fabulous Austrian organ:
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1st piece (4:51)

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2nd piece (0:41)

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Joseph Hyden piece (1:15)

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4th piece (0:16)

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5th piece (0:22)

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6th piece (0:58)

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7th piece (1:34)

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8th piece (3:04)
 

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6-05: Augsburg: Fugger bank and Cathedral, named for Emperor Augustine

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6-05: Steingaden: Wieskirche or "White Church": go for baroque

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6-05: Howenschwangau (Fussen): Neuschwanstein Castle

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Above Howenschwangau Valley from Neuschwanstein Castle

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Prof John Hannah, summary of Luther's life (1:26)

Switzerland

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6-06: Zurich: Frau Munster, Swiss Museum (Zwingli's sword and helmet), Gross Munster, Lake

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Prof John Hannah, summary of Lutheran and discussion of Swiss Reformations (12:54)

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Prof John Hannah, explanation of origin of Anabaptists (precursors of Baptists)

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Prof John Hannah, fate of first Anabaptists

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Prof John Hannah, Congregationalism, Mennonites, Quakers, and Particular Baptists (2:22)

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Prof John Hannah, Zwingli on sovereignty, Calvin on absolute providence (0:25)

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Prof John Hannah, Bullinger, Calvin and Calvinism (3:00)

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Prof John Hannah, on differences between Lutheranism and Reformed practice in Gross Munster (0:48)
 

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6-06: Lucerne: Memorial to Mercenaries, Lake, covered bridge

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6-06: Giswil: Alpine village in German-speaking Switzerland

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Above Giswil Valley in the evening

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Above Giswil Valley in the morning
 

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6-07: Brienz: shopping village on Lake

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Lake of Brienz

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6-07: Gruyere: Cheese and Castle

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6-07: Nyon: boat tour of Lake Geneva and view of Le Jet
 

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6-08: Geneva: where John Calvin preached. Old Town, Reformers Wall, St. Peter's, John Calvin's Academy

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Above Geneva from the north tower of St. Pierre

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Prof John Hannah, explaining the Reformation Wall near University of Geneva (4:48)

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Prof John Hannah, explaining the burning of Servetus (1:03)

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Prof John Hannah, explaining the difference between Calvin and Calvinism (0:25)

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Prof John Hannah, explaining Calvin's life, home, and the Academy (2:51)

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Prof John Hannah, explaining Calvin's death (1:45)

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Prof John Hannah, explaining the shift from modernity to liberalism to postmodernism, in Calvin's Academy (3:58)

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Prof John Hannah, explaining the design of St. Pierre's in Geneva (0:24)

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Prof John Hannah, explaining the Protestant worship in St. Pierre's in Geneva (0:58)
 

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6-08: Neuchatel: where preached William Farel, mentor to John Calvin

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Prof John Hannah, on William Farel in front of his statue before the Calvinistic church  (0:56)
 

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6-08: Basel: where the Reformation started under John Oecolampadius, EU Headquarters

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Above Rhine River at Basel

France

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6-09: Strasbourg: where John Calvin preached to French exiles, evening at Chateau de l'Ile

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Chateau de l'Ile in the evening, on the Ill River outside Strasbourg

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Prof John Hannah, explaining the Reformation in Strasbourg (1:01)

Germany

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6-10: Worms: where Martin Luther appeared before the Emperor, Reformers Monument

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Reformers Monument in Worms

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Group singing "A Mighty Fortress Is Our God" at the location where Luther stood at the Diet of Worms (1:52)

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Prof John Hannah, explaining the Diet of Worms (1:23)

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Prof John Hannah, explaining the seating statues in the Reformation Monument at Worms (1:52)

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Prof John Hannah, explaining the standing statues in the Reformation Monument at Worms (2:01)

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Band plays, "Praise To The Lord" during Corpus Christi procession passing before Reformation Memorial (0:30)
 

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6-10: Heidelberg: where the Heidelberg Confession and Catechism were penned, Heidelberg Castle

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6-10: Kronberg: fabulous Schlosshotel, end of tour

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Rose Gardens at the hotel

Panoramas

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Steingaden: White Church interior

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Gruyere: Castle view

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Rome: Pantheon, Renaissance church, Vatican Piazza, and Forum
 

 

Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial: March 2003

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