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Suicer, Johann Caspar
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(Hans Kaspar Schwei[t]zer; Jun 26, 1619 or 1620, Frauenfeld – Dec 29, 1684, Zürich), Reformed theologian and philologist. The son of a pastor, Suicer was educated in Zürich, Saumur, and Montauban; in 1643 he was appointed pastor in Basadingen, in Thurgovia. In 1644 he moved to Zürich, initially as a teacher, then after 1646 as superintendent of the seminary and professor of Hebrew. In 1649 he was appointed professor of catechetics and in 1656 professor of Latin and Greek at the Co…

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Kuhn, Thomas K., “Suicer, Johann Caspar”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 30 May 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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