(Kraus; 15261607). B. Grebern; d. Tübingen; prof. Lat. and Gk. at Tübingen 1559; promoted study of modern Gk. in Germany; with Jakob Andreä* and L. Osiander* the Elder he sought through imperial ambassador David Ungnad von Weissenwolf (d. 1600), Joachim von Sintzendorff. and S. Gerlach* to lead Jeremiah II, patriarch of Constantinople, to accept the Luth. faith. Works include Annales Suevici; Turcograecia; Germanograecia. See also Eastern Orthodox Churches, 5; Eastern Orthodox Standards of Doctrine, A 2, 5.
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