Becmann, Christian a German Protestant theologian, was born at Berne in 1580; and died March 17, 1648. Some of his principal works are, Origines Latince Lingece: — Exercitationes Theologicce 'contra Socinianos — Anftonia Universalis Triumphans: — Schediasma Philologicum: — De Usu Logicce; — Comparationum Logicarum Libri IV. See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.