Purmann, Johann G
Purmann, Johann G.
a German theologian and educator, was born Jan. 1, 1733, at Konigsberg. After having completed his studies, in 1760 he was appointed co-rector at Frankfort-on-the-Main, and in 1770 rector of the gymnasium, and there he died, Dec. 11, 1813. He wrote, Archceologioe Georgioe Spec. de Re Rustica Veterum Hebrorums (Frankf.-on-the-Main, 1786-87): — Geschichte des Glaubens an einen Gott (ibid. 1795-96, 2 pts.): — Fata Doctrine de Immortalitate Animorum (ibid. 1798-1802, 6 pts.): — De Paschate Christ. ex Antiquitate (ibid. 1799): — Narratio de Synodo Ecclesiast. anno 794, a Carolo M. Francfurti ad Moenum habita (ibid.
1794, 2 pts.). See Winer, Handbuch der theoloq. Literatur, p. 717 and Index; First, Bibl. Judaica, 3, 124. (B. P.)