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Menius, Justus
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(Menig, Jost; Dec 13, 1499, Fulda – Aug 11, 1558, Leipzig) began his studies in Erfurt in 1514 (M.A. in 1516), and belonged to the circle of Humanists around K. Muth and H.E. Hessus; he attended the lectures of Luther and Melanchthon in Wittenberg from 1519 onward. He entered the service of the church in 1523, was preacher in Erfurt from 1525 to 1528 (religio-political controversies), and became superintendent in Eisenach in 1529. He belonged to visitation committees (Visitation, Church) in Ernestine Thuringia fr…

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Beyer, Michael, “Menius, Justus”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 September 2020 <>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013

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