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JOHANN HEINRICH ALSTED (1588—1638)

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 757 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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JOHANN HEINRICH ALSTED (1588—1638), German Protestant divine. He was some time professor of philosophy and theology at Herborn, in Nassau, and afterwards at Weissenburg in Transylvania, where he- remained till his death in 1638. He was a marvellously prolific writer. His Encyclopaedia (163o), the most considerable of the earlier works of that class, was long held in high estimation.
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