Schmidt Erasmus a German scholar, was born in Delitzsch, April 27,1560. He became professor of Greek and mathematics at Wittenberg, and died in that city Sept. 22, 1637. His chief work is Concordantioe Novi Test. (Vitemb. 1638, fol.). It was republished in Glasgow (2 vols. 8vo) and in London (1830, 48mo). He also published a highly improved edition of Beza's version of the New Test.