Hedio, Caspar
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1494/95–1552. Germany. Theologian, reformer, and translator. Born in Ettlingen, Hedio went to Freiburg im Breisgau to commence his studies, graduating with a master's degree in 1516. Afterwards he continued his academic education in Basel where he received his Licentiate of Theology in 1519. In October 1520, he followed Wolfgang Capito to Mainz and took over the office of Cathedral Preacher from his friend and mentor. Having received the Doctorate of Theology in October 1523, he followed Capito …

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Wegener, Lydia, “Hedio, Caspar”, in: Encyclopedia of the Medieval Chronicle, Edited by: Graeme Dunphy, Cristian Bratu. Consulted online on 25 November 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2213-2139_emc_SIM_001435>
First published online: 2016



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