Norrman, Luruntius

Norrman, Luruntius a learned Swedish prelate, was born April 24, 1651, in Strengnaes. After having studied in several universities of Germany and Holland, he became in 1680 secretary of the count de La Gardie; in 1681 he was appointed professor of Oriental languages in Upsala, and was called in 1683 to teach them in the University of Lund. In 1684 he returned to Upsala, where he occupied successively the chairs of metaphysics, the Greek language, and theology. He afterwards traveled over Denmark and Germany, and was appointed conservator of the library of Upsala, inspector of the churches of that city, and in 1703 bishop of Gothenburg. He was justly regarded as one of the most skillful philologists of Sweden. He died May 21, 1703. We have of his works, De Bellenismo Judaico (Stockholm, 1685): — De origine collegii electorum Imperii Germanici (ibid. 1686): — De Socrate (ibid. 1686): — De censore Romano (ibid. 1686): — De origine Gothorum (ibid. 1687): — De Foedere Amphictyonico (ibid. 1688): — De sacerdotio Romano Pompiliano (Upsala, 1688): — De Scipione Africano (ibid. 1688): — De Alcibiade democratico (ibid. 1688): — De senatu Areopagitico (ibid. 1689): — De cruce veterum (ibid. 1692): De causis deficientis suadae Romanoe (ibid. 1702): — De typographia (Hamburg, 1740, 8vo); reprinted in the Monumenta typographica of Wolf: — several other dissertations collected with his funeral orations (Stockholm, 1738, 4to). Norrman also edited the Scholia rhetorica of Phoebammon; the De figuris sententiae et elocutionist of Alexander, the Discourses and Letters of the monk Theodulus; two Discourses of Aristides, etc. See Pipping, Memoriae theologorum; Memoria virorum in Suecia eruditissimorum (Leipsic, 1731); Norrelius, Vita Noirrmanni (Stockholm, 1738).

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