, professor of theology at Leipsic, was born at Dresden, Nov. 6, 1685, studied
, professor of theology at Leipsic, was born at Dresden, Nov. 6, 1685,
studied at Leipsic and Wittemberg, and travelled afterwards
in Holland and England. He died at Leipsic, Nov. 19,
17.53. He was a man of great learning, which he employed principally on subjects of biblical criticism and ecclesiastical history. His principal works are: 1. “
exulibus Grcecis iisdemque litterarum in Italia instauratoribus,” Leipsic,
ortu atque progressu Philosophise moralis,” ibid.
De Socrate, singular! boni ethici exemplo,” ib.
De Lutheri actis anno 1520,” ibid.
De actis Lutheri anno 1531,” ibid.
Institutiones theologiae symbolicse,” ib.
Dissertationes sacrae,” ibid.
Sacra,” at Antwerp, 2 vols. 8vo, with corrections and additions. He had two sons, Christian Frederic, and Frederic, who were both physicians. The latter, who died
in 1761, published the “
Lives and writings of eminent
physicians and naturalists,” in German, Wolfenbuttle,