Bock, Frederic Samuel

, professor of divinity and Greek in the university of Konigsberg, was born in that city, May 20, 1716, and died in 1786. Among his numerous works on theology, education, and natural history, which are much esteemed in his own country, we may enumerate, 1. “Specimen theologiae naturalis,” Zullichau, 1743, 4to. 2. “Historia Socinianismi Prussic.” Konigsberg, 1753, 4to. 3. Historia Anti-Trinitariorum maxime Socinianismi et Socinianorum,“1774 1784, 2 vols. 8vo. 4.A manual of Education,“1780, 8vo, in German. 5.” Essay on the natural history of east and west Prussia,“Dessau, 1782 1784, 5 vols. 8vo. 6.” Prussian Ornithology,“published in the 8th, 9th, 12th, 13th, and 17th numbers of the” Observator of nature.“7.” Essay on the natural history of the Herring," Konigsberg, 1769, 8vo: all the preceding are in German. 2