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Hartlieb, Samuel
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(or Hartlib; c. 1600, Elbing – 1662, London). After studying at Cambridge (1625/1626), Hartlieb moved permanently to England c. 1628. He combined enthusiasm for F. Bacon's scientific reforms with chiliastic expectations and utopian Christian ideas (J.V. Andreae), to whose realization he dedicated himself as an organizer, publisher, correspondent, and publicist. He saw the Puritan revolution as the onset of the millennium, which would bring to England a golden age of science together with comprehensive educational an…

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Sträter, Udo, “Hartlieb, Samuel”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 29 May 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_09349>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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