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Crotus Rubianus

(Rubeanus; Johannes Jäger; Venator[ius]; ca. 1480–ca. 1545). Ger. humanist; b. Dornheim, Thuringia; ed. Erfurt; head of Fulda monastery school 1510; friend of Ulrich von Hutten* and J. Reuchlin*; one of the authors of Epistolae obscurorum virorum (see Letters of Obscure Men); for a time attracted to Luther; later opposed Reformation.

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