Glassius, Salomo
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(May 20, 1593, Sondershausen – Jul 27, 1656, Gotha). Glassius, who had studied primarily in Jena from 1609 onward, became adjunct to the faculty of philosophy at the same university in 1619 and professor of Hebrew in 1621. The biblical encyclopedia Philologiae sacrae (5 vols., 1623–1636, 11(?)1776–1795) constitutes Glassius's most significant work. In 1638, he succeeded J. Gerhard as professor of theology, in 1643 also as editor of the Weimarische Bibel, in which he published his commentaries on the poetic books of the OT (11641, 17(?)1768). From 1640 onward, as g…

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Albrecht-Birkner, Veronika, “Glassius, Salomo”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 16 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_08683>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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