Melanchthon, Philipp (or Philip)

 (1497–1560) German academic; colleague of Martin Luther and a leader of the Reformation.

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  • Melanchthon, Philipp — orig. Philipp Schwartzerd born Feb. 15, 1497, Bretten, Palatinate died April 19, 1560, probably Wittenberg, Saxony German Protestant reformer. His education in Germany was greatly influenced by humanist learning, and he was named professor of… …   Universalium

  • Philipp Melanchthon — Portrait of Philip Melanchthon, by Lucas Cranach the Elder. Oil on panel Era Reformation Region Germany …   Wikipedia

  • Philip I, Landgrave of Hesse — Philip I of Hesse, (13 November 1504 31 March 1567), nicknamed der Großmütige (the magnanimous ) was a leading champion of the Reformation and one of the most important German rulers of the Renaissance. Early Life and Embracing of ProtestantismHe …   Wikipedia

  • Philipp Melanchthon — Philippe Melanchthon Portrait de Philippe Melanchthon par Lucas Cranach l Ancien (1543). Philippe Melanchthon (16 février 1497 à Bretten, Allemagne 19 avril 1560 à Lutherstadt Wittenberg …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Melanchthon — Philippe Melanchthon Portrait de Philippe Melanchthon par Lucas Cranach l Ancien (1543). Philippe Melanchthon (16 février 1497 à Bretten, Allemagne 19 avril 1560 à Lutherstadt Wittenberg …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Philippe Mélanchthon — en 1543 par Lucas Cranach l Ancien Nom de naissance Philipp Schwartzerdt …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Philippe Melanchthon — Portrait de Philippe Melanchthon par Lucas Cranach l Ancien (1543). Philippe Melanchthon (16 février 1497 à Bretten, Allemagne 19 avril 1560 à Lutherstadt Wittenberg …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Christianity — /kris chee an i tee/, n., pl. Christianities. 1. the Christian religion, including the Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox churches. 2. Christian beliefs or practices; Christian quality or character: Christianity mixed with pagan elements; …   Universalium

  • Germany — /jerr meuh nee/, n. a republic in central Europe: after World War II divided into four zones, British, French, U.S., and Soviet, and in 1949 into East Germany and West Germany; East and West Germany were reunited in 1990. 84,068,216; 137,852 sq.… …   Universalium

  • Bucer, Martin — ▪ Protestant religious reformer Bucer also spelled  Butzer   born November 11, 1491, Schlettstadt, Alsace died February 28, 1551, England       Protestant (Protestantism) Reformer, mediator, and liturgical scholar best known for his ceaseless… …   Universalium

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