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Alsted, Johann Heinrich

(1588–1638). B. Ballersbach, Nassau, Ger.; educ. Herborn; prof. Herborn 1610 and Weissenburg, Transylvania, 1629; at 1618–19 syn. of Dordrecht*; polymath; set 1694 as the beginning of the millennium*; influenced J. A. Comenius.* Works include Summa casuum conscientiae nova methodo elaborata; Diatribe de mille annis apocalypticis non illis Chiliastarum et Phantastarum, sed BB. Danielis et Johannis; Encyclopaedia septem tomis distincta; Cursus philosophici encyclopaedia; Praecognita theologica. See also Encyclopedias and Dictionaries, 1.

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