Mieg, Johann Casimir
Mieg, Johann Casimir a German theologian and philologist, was born at Heidelberg October 6,1712. His father was a professor of theology and minister at the Heiligengeistkirche of that place. He entered the university of his native place when fourteen years of age; continued his studies at Zurich, Basle, and Berne; returned to Heidelberg in 1732, and finished his education at Marburg and Halle. He was appointed a professor of philosophy at Herborn in 1733, and in 1743 professor of divinity and philology at Lingen. This position he resigned in 1757, and returned to Herborn as professor of theology and preacher. He died September 28, 1764. Some of his most celebrated works are, Diss. עבדים חדבות, hoc est Constitutiones servorum tam in genere, quam in Hebraeorum specie (Herbornae Nassoviarum, 1734, 4to): — חלכית עבדי עבר, hoc est: Constitutio res servi Hebraei e Scriptura et Rabbinorum monumentis collectae nec non cum ceterarum gentium consuetudinibus huic inde collate (ibid. 1735, 8vo): — Commentatio theologico-practica, de virtute in praecordiis objecto εὐαρεσίας divinae ad Psa. 2 (Lemgoviae, 1749, 8vo).