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Mathesius, Johann(es)

(1504–65). B. Rochlitz, near Chemnitz, Ger.; studied at Ingolstadt; employed at Adelshausen, near Munich, where he became acquainted with writings of M. Luther*; attended Wittenberg U.; teacher Altenburg; rector Joachimsthal (Jáchymov) 1532; completed studies in theol. at Wittenberg; table companion of Luther; preacher (Diakonus) 1541, pastor 1545 Joachimsthal; hymnist. First biography of Luther imbedded in his sermons; hymns include “Herr Gott, der du mein Vater bist.” See also Luther, Table Talk of.

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