Miller, Friedrich Theodosius
Miller, Friedrich Theodosius a German theologian, born at Ilmenau, September 10, 1716; was educated at the gymnasium at Zittau, and entered the University of Jena in 1735, where he studied theology, philosophy, and ancient languages. He was appointed in 1742 deacon of the Stadt Kirche at Jena; in 1745, assistant of the philosophic faculty; in 1754, assessor of the consistory; in 1761, professor of theology; and in 1765, archdeacon of the Stadt Kirche at Jena, where he died in 1766. He published in 1745 a new theory of the Hebrew accents, in Latin. His most important works are, Diss. de memorice amplitudine et diversitate (Jene, 1735, 4to): — Diss. Specimen sapientice divince ex neglecta in Scriptura. S. methodo demonstrativa (ibid. 1739, 4to): — Diss. Particulas Hebreaorum esse nomina (ibid. 1740, 4to): — Diss. Theoria accentuum apud Hebraeos nova, qui legati, vicarii et barones appellari consueverunt (ibid. 1745, 4to): — Progr. Anima hominis substantia in completa argumentum pro resurrectione carnis expectanda (ibid. 1761, 4to).