Ehrhardt, Sigismund Justus
Ehrhardt, Sigismund Justus a Lutheran theologian, was born at Gemund, September 21, 1733. He studied at Erlangen, Jena, and Halle. In 1754 he was preacher at Markt Burg-Pressach, in Franconia, but the intolerance of the Roman Catholics obliged him to leave the place, and he went to Halle and Berlin, where he gave private lessons. In 1768 he was appointed deacon at Steinau, and died June 6, 1793, pastor at Besching, in the Silesian principality of Wohlau. He wrote, Commentatio de Claudii Tiberii Neronis (Coburg, 1752): Commentationes II de Latinitate S. Pauli (Schleusingen, 1755). See Doring, Die gelehrten Theologen Deutschlands, s.v., (B.P.).