(originally Neumann; 152595). Educator; b. Sorau (now Zary), Brandenburg, Ger. (now Poland); pupil of P. Melanchthon*; teacher, then rector, Ilfeld; ed. classical texts; wrote on principles of teaching; emphasized humanistic studies; also gave attention to natural sciences; antinomian. Works include Graecae linguae erotemata (preface by Melanchthon); Theologia Christiana. See also Antinomian Controversy.
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