Dolz (Lat Dolscius), Paul
Dolz (Lat. Dolscius), Paul a German theologian and Graecist, was born at Plauen, in 1526. He studied at the University of Wittenberg. Melanchthon, who was his instructor, took him into his friendship, and helped him to obtain a place at the gymnasium of Halle.Dolscius attached himself closely to the cause and the doctrines of the famous reformer. He also studied medicine, and wrote Greek with facility. The city of Halle appointed him burgomaster, and later inspector of the churches, schools, and salt-wells. He died there, March 9, 1589. His principal works are, Confessio Fidei Exhibita Augustae Graecae Reddita (Basle, 1559): — Psalmi Davidis Grecis Versibus Elegiacis Redditi (ibid. 1555). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.