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Crusius, Martinus
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Martin Krause; German philologist and prof. of rhetoric, born Walkersbrunn (Upper Franconia) 19. 9. 1526, died Tübingen 14. 2. 1607. 1540–1545 attended Latin School at Ulm. 1545–1554 pupil, then teacher at Johannes Sturm’s Gymnasium in Strasbourg. Rector of the Latin School of Memmingen from 1554. From 1559 to his death, prof. of Greek, Latin and for a time rhetoric at Univ. of Tübingen.

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C., son of a Protestant cleric, called himself a ‘Philhellene’, thereby expressing his love for the Greek…

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Schönauer, Sonja, “Crusius, Martinus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00146>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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