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Hunn (Hunnius)
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1. Aegidius

(Giles; Dec 21, 1550, Winnenden – Apr 4, 1603, Wittenberg), Lutheran theologian. Having been one of J. Heerbrand's students in Tübingen, he became a deacon in Tübingen in 1574, pastor and professor of theology in Marburg in 1576, and provost and professor in Wittenberg in 1592. In the course of denominational formation within Protestantism, Hunn played a decisive part in the advance of Lutheranism in (Upper) Hesse and Kursachsen in terms of theol…

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Matthias, Markus, “Hunn (Hunnius)”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 01 March 2021 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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