Ziegler, Gaspar

, an eminent jurist, was born Septembers, 1621, at Leipsic. He was professor of law at Wittemberg, afterwards counsellor to the appeals, and to the consistory; and the court of Saxony employed him in ^sorne affairs of importance. He died April 17, 1690, at Wittemberg. His works are, “De Milite Episcopo” “De Diaconis et Diaconissis>” Vittebergae, 1678, 4to; “De Clero Renitente;” “De Episcopis,” Norimberg, 1686, 4to.; and critical notes on Grotius’a treatise on'“The Rights of War and Peace,” &c.3