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Theodoricus Hackspan
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Theodoricus Hackspan, Dietrich Hackspan

Date of Birth: 18 November 1607

Place of Birth: Weimar

Date of Death: 18 January 1659

Place of Death: Altdorf


Theodoricus Hackspan was born in Weimar, where his father was farm-bailiff in the service of the Ernestine dukes of Saxe-Weimar. In 1625, he matriculated in Jena, where he studied Oriental languages with Paul Slevogt (1596-1655). In 1631, he move…

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Ben-Tov, Asaph, “Theodoricus Hackspan”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 07 July 2020 <>

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