David Chytraeus

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1530 – 1600

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Who was David Chytraeus?

David Chytraeus or Chyträus was a German Lutheran theologian and historian.

His real surname was Kochhafe, which in Classical Greek is χυτρα, from where he derived the Latinized pseudonym "Chyträus".

Chytraeus was professor of the University of Rostock and one of the co-authors of the Formula of Concord.

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Born
Feb 26, 1530
Ingelfingen
Nationality
  • Germany
Died
Jun 25, 1600
Rostock

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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