Title
In Vlaamse velden
Director
Jan Matthys 1969-
Composer
Jef Neve
Actor
Lize Feryn Barbara Sarafian Wim Opbrouck Matthieu Sys Wietse Tanghe
Language
Dutch
Publisher
VAF, [2014]
5 dvd-video's
Recording date
2014
Playing time
ca. 525 min.
Note
Taalkeuze: Nederlands, audiodescriptie in het Nederlands Ondertiteling: Nederlands Dvd's zijn ingewerkt in een fotoboek met beelden uit de reeks
EAN
5413952191095

About Jan Matthys

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

Matthys was a baker in Haarlem, in the Holy Roman Empire's County of Holland, and was converted to Anabaptism through the ministry of Melchior Hoffman in the 1520s. Matthys baptized thousands of converts, and after Hoffman's imprisonment, rose to prominent leadership among the Anabaptists. Matthys rejected the pacifism and non-violence theology of Hoffman, adopting a view that oppression must be met with resistance.

In 1534, an Anabaptist insurrection took control of Münster, the capital city of the Holy Roman Empire's Prince-Bishopric of Münster. John of Leiden, a Dutch Anabaptist disciple of Matthys, and a group of local merchants summoned Matthys to come. Matthys identified Münster as the "New …Read more on Wikipedia