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Spangenberg, Johann

(1484–1550). Father of C. Spangenberg*; b. Hardegsen, near Göttingen, Ger.; educ. Erfurt; rector Lat. School at Stolberg, also preacher Stolberg (ca. 1520); supported M. Luther; pastor Nordhausen 1524, where he est. Lutheranism and reest. a school; gen. county inspector, based at Eisleben, 1546. Hymnist. Works include Postilla, Das ist: Auslegung der Episteln und Evangelien, Auf alle Sontage und vornehmsten Feste durch das gauze Jahr, Für die einfältigen Christen in Frag-Stücke verfasset; Cantiones ecclesiasticae Latinae. See also Medler, Nikolaus.

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