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Dietrich, Veit
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(Dec 8, 1506, Nuremberg – Mar 25, 1549, Nuremberg) came to Wittenberg as a student in 1522; from 1528, he lived in Luther's household and became his secretary and conversation partner. Dietrich accompanied Luther to the Colloquy of Marburg (1529; Disputations, religious) and to Castle (Veste) Coburg (1530). In 1535, he accepted an appointment as pastor at the church of St. Sebald in his hometown, where he devoted himself to the organization of the Reformed church and to the development of a Protestant piety. In doing so, he …

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Zschoch, Hellmut, “Dietrich, Veit”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 February 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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