Hertius, John Nicholas

, a celebrated civilian, was born at Oberklee, near Giessen, in 1651, was educated at Giessen, and afterwards became professor of law, chancellor of the university of Giessen, and counsellor to the landgrave. He died September 18, 1710. He left, “Notitia veteris Francorum regni,1710, 4to; “Commentationes et Opuscula ad Mistoriam et Geographiam antiquae Germanise spectantia,1713, 4to; and other valuable works. 2


Moreri. —Dict. Hist. Saxii Onoraast.