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Aepinus, Johannes
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(Hoeck; 1499, Ziesar – May 13, 1553, Hamburg). In 1517 Aepinus was premonstratensian in Belbuck (near Treptow on the Rega). He studied in Wittenberg from 1518 to 1520, after which he taught in Ziesar, was imprisoned and fled, taught in Greifswald, and in 1524 in Stralsund, where he composed a church order on the commission of the Council in 1525. In 1529, he became pastor at St. Petri in Hamburg; he was pastor and lector at the cathedral and Superintendent from 1532 to 1553. He re…

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Scheible, Heinz, “Aepinus, Johannes”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 December 2019 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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