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Thomas Erpenius
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Thomas van Erp

Date of Birth: 9 or 11 September 1584

Place of Birth: Gorinchem (Gorkum), The Low Countries

Date of Death: 13 November 1624

Place of Death: Leiden

Biography

Thomas Erpenius was born in Gorinchem on 9 or 11 September 1584. His Protestant parents had moved from ‘s-Hertogenbosch and settled in Gorinchem in 1583, later moving to Middelburg. In the early 17th century, he studied theology at Leiden University, and in 1608 received…

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Wiegers, Gerard, “Thomas Erpenius”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2451-9537_cmrii_COM_28207>
First published online: 2015



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