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History of the University of Wittenberg

The inspiration for this work was the University of Halle. Once before, the attempt has been made, the University of Wittenberg methodically to bring history to display, by the local professor of philosophy, Johann Christian August Grohmann, in the years 1801 and 1802 in view of the third centenary of the establishment “Annals of the University of Wittenberg” published in three volumes has. They range from the foundation up to the year 1733, why in the last part will complement some reflections on the scientific status of the university itself. Eine wirkliche Universitätsgeschichte aber bietet  [...]



Contributions to the history of the Becker family

The story begins with Jacob Becker of Beckers, the first pastor in Wahlscheid. His term lasted from 1565-1580. It follows Anthony Becker, Born on 29. June 1513 Meschede and chaplain at St.. Nicolai in Rostock. Ferner Conrad Becker, which as Dr. of theology 1587 ministerii is called as Inspector in Hildesheim, where he 1588 died. John Becker was to 1545 born in Lennep and is first pastor in Lennep and 1567 Chaplain in Elberfeld. 1585 called him to the council of the city of Essen as[...]



The evangelical preacher in Ilfeld

Why was announced relatively late in the Ilfeld doctrine of Luther, This was yet in many places in the environment long done. In Appenrode 1525, 1529 Petersdorf and Steigertal, 1523 Urbach? Abbot Bernard II. of Mitzefal was a zealous supporter of the Pope, of high repute and relatives in the courts. The Count of Hohenstein had 1525 Peasants' War in bad experiences and put the blame for the revolt of the Reformation. Without support from the count, it was difficult, to preach the new doctrine. Er  [...]



The noble-Kunheim Kuenheim

Sex is mentioned in documents in 1263 first time with the Knights of Kunz Kuenheim. He was already the name of the headquarters of the family, Kienheim, a village near Strasbourg. The family was descended related to the already 1120 ritterbürtig appearing gender of Berstett. Both came from the same area and also conducted the same coat of arms. The main line of Kuenheim went out as early as in Alsace 1500. A since 15. Century in Prussia-based line could be continued with a road up to the present. He was originally[...]



The Prussians at the University of Wittenberg

As the birthplace of the Reformation was at the University of Wittenberg 18. October 1502 open. This book is about the people of this “Reformation a century” their matriculation be printed. 568 Prussian students have visited in this period the University of Wittenberg.