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Myslenta, Cölestin
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(Mar 27, 1588, Kutten near Angerburg, East Prussia – Apr 30, 1653, Königsberg). Born into the Polish nobility, Myslenta learned German only in adult life. He studied theology in Königsberg, Wittenberg and Giessen (1619 Dr.theol. in Gießen). Then he studied oriental languages under T. Erpenius in Leiden and J. Buxtorf senior in Basel. For six months he pursued rabbinic and talmudic studies in the ghetto in Frankfurt am Main. From 1619 he was professor of Hebrew language and professor extraordinarius in theology, and from 1626 ful…

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Wallmann, Johannes, “Myslenta, Cölestin”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 18 September 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_14644>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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