Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Martinius, Matthias
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German classical philologist. Born 1572 in Freienhagen (Waldeck, Nordhessen), died 30. 12. 1630 in Kirchtimke near Bremen. Studied theology at the Hohe Schule Herborn from 1589. From 1592, tutor to the sons of the Count of Wittgenstein; 1596 also teacher at the Hohe Schule; from 1598 Paedagogiarch at Siegen; from 1607 pastor at Emden. From 1610 rector of the Gymnasium illustre and prof. of theology at Bremen. At Herborn, M. taught Johann Heinrich Alstedt and was also instrumental in the development of the though…

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Leonhardt, Jürgen, “Martinius, Matthias”, 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 26 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00459>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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