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Cyprian, Ernst Salomon
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(Sep 22, 1673, Ostheim vor der Rhön – Sep 19, 1745, Gotha), alongside V.E. Löscher and E. Neumeister, one of the most important representatives of late Lutheran orthodoxy (Orthodoxy: II, 2.a). In 1699 Cyprian became professor of philosophy in Helmstedt; from 1700 to 1713 – having gained his D. theol. in Wittenberg in 1706 – he was director of the Collegium Casimirianum in Coburg. In 1713, Duke Frederick II of Saxony-Gotha called Cyprian to Gotha as church adviser and assessor (1714: counselor; 1736: vice-pre…

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Schäufele, Wolf-Friedrich, “Cyprian, Ernst Salomon”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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