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Fagius, Paul

(Phagius; ca. 1504–49). Fagius is Lat. for “beech,” which is also the basic meaning of his Ger. family name Büchlein, or Büchelin; Phagius reflects the Gk. for “oak.” B. Rheinzabern, The Palatinate; pastor at Isny, Württemberg, 1538; est. a Heb. press there; collaborator of E. Levita*; pastor Konstanz ca. 1543; pastor and prof. OT Strasbourg 1544; to Eng. 1549 as a result of Interim*; prof. OT Cambridge; friend of M. Bucer.*

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