Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

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Noun1.Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - German playwright and leader of the Enlightenment (1729-1781)Gotthold Ephraim Lessing - German playwright and leader of the Enlightenment (1729-1781)
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Case in point: Their next project will team Sandglass with El Salvador's Teatro Luis Poma on an adaptation of Nathan the Wise, G.E. Lessing's 1779 verse drama about religious tolerance.
G.E. Lessing's German Enlightenment classic follows a Jewish merchant whose racial and religious tolerance triumphs over the volatility of Jerusalem during the Third Crusade.