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(“Genuine Luths.”; from Gk. gnesios, “genuine”). After the death of M. Luther,* so-called genuine Lutheranism was represented by such men as N. v. Amsdorf,* M. Flacius* Illyricus, J. Wigand,* N. Gallus,* M. Judex,* J. Mörlin,* T. Hesshus,* J. Timan,* J. Westphal* of Hamburg, A. Hunnius,* A. Poach,* and E. Sarcerius.* Headquarters were at Jena beginning 1557. Their opponents were called Philippists.*

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