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Buxtorf,
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[German Version]

a family of Basel academics

1. Johann Buxtorf I

(Dec 25, 1564, Kamen – died of the plague Sep 13, 1629, Basel) studied in Marburg (?) with J. Piscator in Herborn, in Heidelberg and with J.J. Grynaeus in Basel. After brief stays in Zürich, where H. Bullinger taught, and Geneva, where T. Beza taught, he was a tutor in Basel and, from 1591, professor of Hebrew at the University of Basel. Buxtorf was one of the most important patriarc…

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Gertz, Jan Christian, “Buxtorf,”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_02612>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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