Micraelius, Johann

Micraelius, Johann a German Lutheran professor, was born at Cosslin, in Pomerania, September 1, 1597. He began his studies at the college of his own town, and in 1614 removed to Stettin, where he studied theology under professor Aamer. In 1616 he maintained a dispute, "De Dea uno et trino," which secured him much reputation. A year after he disputed at the University of Konigsberg, "De veritate transcendentali." He received in 1621 the degree of master of philosophy at the University of Greifswald, after having maintained a thesis, "De meteoris." He finished his studies at Leipsic. He was made professor of rhetoric in the royal college at Stettin in 1624, rector of the Senate School in 1627, and rector of the royal college and professor of theology in 1649. He had a famous dispute with John Bergius, first preacher at the court of the elector of Brandenburg, upon the differences between the Lutherans and Calvinists. On a visit to Sweden, in 1653, he had the honor to pay his respects to queen Christina, who received him with very marked attention. She defrayed the charges of his doctor's degree. He died December 3, 1658. Micrelius' wrote, Lexicon Philologicum: Lexicon Philosophicum: Syntagma Historiae Mundi: Syntagma Historiae Ecclesiasticae: Ethnophronius contra Gentiles de Principiis Religionis Christianae: — he afterwards added a continuation, Contra Judeas Depravationes: — Tabellae Historicae, ad Millen. et Rerumpublic. Tempora dijudicanda Necessarice: Tractatus de copia Rerum et Verborum, cum Praxi continua Praeceptorum Rhetor: Archerologia, Arithmetica, usus Globorum et Tabular. Geographicar.: — Orthodoxia Lutherana contra Bergium; and numerous theses, disputations, orations, etc. See Allgemeines Historisches Lexikon (Leips. 1731, 5 volumes, fol.), 3:560 sq.; Witte, Memor. theol. page 282 sq.; Bayle, Hist. Dict. s.v. (J.H.W.)

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