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Polanus von Polansdorf, Amandus

(1561–1610). B. Troppau (Opava), Silesia; educ. Tübingen; became Ref. and went to Basel and Geneva 1583; prof. OT Basel 1596; with his father-in-law, J. J. Grynäus (see Grynäus, 3), led orthodox Calvinism in Basel. Tr. NT into Ger.; other works include Syntagma theologiae Christianae; commentaries on OT books. See also Dogmatics, B 5.

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