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Habermann, Johann
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(Avenarius; Oct 8, 1516, Cheb [Ger. Eder], Czech Republic – Dec 5, 1590, Zeitz), who became a Lutheran between 1540 and 1542, served as pastor in several towns of Electoral Saxony (1564–1571 Falkenau, near Cheb). He was briefly a professor of theology (1571 Jena, 1576 Wittenberg); from 1576 to his death, he served as superintendent of the Stift in Zeitz. Known to his contemporaries as a Hebraist (Hebrew grammar 1571, Hebrew dictionary 1588), he was remembered by later generations as the author of a Lutheran prayer book equal in popularity to the Paradiesgärtlein of Joha…

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Wallmann, Johannes, “Habermann, Johann”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 22 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_09177>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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