Hambraeus, Jonas

Hambraeus, Jonas preacher to the Swedish ambassador at Paris, and professor of Oriental languages there, was born in 1588. He studied at Upsala, Greifswald, and Rostock, was professor of Hebrew at Upsala, accompanied some noblemen on their travels in 1626, and settled at Paris as professor of Oriental languages. In 1635 he became preacher to Hugo Grotius, and died in 1665. He wrote, Disp. de Accentibus Hebraeis (Greifswald, 1616): — Institutio Hebraica Compendiosa (Rostock, 1618): — Loci Theologici Latino- Suedici (Stockholm, 1622). He translated into Swedish the Ethica Christiana of Dareus (Rostock, 1618); also Erasmus's Παράκληθις ad Christianos Omnes, ut Libenter Audiant et Legant Verbum Dei (1620). See Hambraus, Disp. I. et II. de Meritis ac Fatis Jonae Hambraei (Upsala, 1743, 1749); Moller, Cimbria Litterata; Stiernmann, Bibl. Suiogothica, page 313; Jocher, Allgemeines Gelehrten-Lexikon, s.v. (B.P.)

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