History is shaped by discoveries and reforms. But there is only one period that can be called the time of the explorers and reformers.
Have you ever heard of Erasmus? There are streets, schools and a bridge named after him. He was very important to Dutch history.
The world is at your feet. Do you know this saying? In the era of the explorers and reformers, they have discovered almost all parts of the world.
How many churches are in town with you? Probably a lot. The Catholic churches are the oldest in history. It wasn't until later that other churches joined.
The Pope is very powerful. But back in history, his power was much greater. Did you know that the Netherlands had to fight its way free from the Catholics?