Aurogallus, Matthew

, a native of Bohemia, of the sixteenth century, was teacher of languages in the university of Wittemberg. He compiled “Compendium Hebrææ Chaldeæque grammatices,” Wittemberg, 8vo, 1525, Basle, 1531); and “De Hebræis urbium, regionum, &c, nominibus, liber è veteri instrumento congestus,” ibid. 1526, 1529, 8vo. This second edition was much enlarged by the author. He also assisted Luther in the translation of the Bible. He died in 1543. 2