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Michaelis, Johann Heinrich
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(Jul 15, 1668, Klettenberg, South Harz – Mar 10, 1738, Halle). After a commercial apprenticeship in Braunschweig, Michaelis attended the Latin school in Nordhausen; in 1688 he began the study of oriental languages in Leipzig. There he became a disciple of A.H. Francke, whom he followed to Halle in 1692. He received his master's degree there in 1694 and was appointed to the philosophical faculty as adjunct in 1696. After a study year in 1699 with H. Ludolf in Frankfurt am Main, where he learned Ethiopic, he was appointed in the same year to succeed Francke …

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Sträter, Udo, “Michaelis, Johann Heinrich”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 03 December 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_14076>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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