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Simon Oomius
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Date of Birth: 1 March 1630

Place of Birth: Heenvliet, The Netherlands

Date of Death: 25 November 1706

Place of Death: Kampen, The Netherlands

Biography

Simon Oomius (also Omius, Ooms) was born into a family of teachers and Reformed ministers. He studied Eastern languages, philosophy and theology in Leiden and Utrecht between 1647 and 1652, and in 1674 was awarded a doctorate in theology from Harderwijk…

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Steenbrink, Karel, “Simon Oomius”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 05 March 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_29785>



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