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Murner, Thomas
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(Dec 24, 1475, Oberehnheim [Obernai, Alsace] – 1537, Oberehnheim). After attending the Franciscan monastery school in Strasbourg, Murner entered the order in 1490, became a priest in 1494, and studied between 1495 and 1501 at the universities of Freiburg im Breisgau, Paris, Cologne, Rostock, Prague, Krakov, and Vienna. In Freiburg he became in 1506 doctor of theology, and in Basel in 1519 doctor of canon and civil law. He served his order as lector in Freiburg, Berne, Speyer, and Frankfurt am Main. In Vienna in 1505 he was crowned poeta laureatus. Following S. Brant he w…

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Rieger, Reinhold, “Murner, Thomas”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 23 November 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_14600>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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