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Reuchlin, Johannes
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(Capnion; Feb 22, 1455, Pforzheim – Jun 30, 1522, Stuttgart), eminent Humanist (Humanism: III), studied in Paris in 1473 and from 1474 to 1477 at Basel, where he explored the philosophy of Nicholas of Cusa, earned his M.A., and wrote his Vocabularius breviloquus (1478), a Latin dictionary. In 1477 he studied Greek in Paris with Georgios Hermonymus. He began studying ius civile in 1479 in Orléans and finished in Poitiers in 1481 as a licentiate. Appointed to the council of Count Eberhard the Bearded of Württemberg and a member of the manoria…

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Raeder, Siegfried, “Reuchlin, Johannes”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 25 February 2024 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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