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Camerarius, Joachim
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(Apr 12, 1500, Bamberg – Apr 17, 1574, Leipzig) began studies in Leipzig in 1512, in Erfurt in 1518 (M.A. 1521), and in Wittenberg in 1521, where he enjoyed a close friendship with Melanchthon. He became professor of rhetoric in 1522, although he often spent long periods in Bamberg and traveling, in 1524 with Melanchthon to Bretten and as Luther's emissary to Erasmus in Basel. In 1525 he became professor of Greek in Wittenberg, in 1526 rector in Nuremberg, in 1535 professor at Tübingen, and in 1541 at Leipzig, chiefly teaching Greek and Lati…

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Scheible, Heinz, “Camerarius, Joachim”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 13 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_02710>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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