Melanchthon [ m uh- langk-th uhn; German mey- lahn-tawn ] kh SHOW IPA / məˈlæŋk θən; German meɪˈlɑnx tɔn / PHONETIC RESPELLING noun Phil·ipp [ fil-ip; German fee-lip], /ˈfɪl ɪp; German ˈfi lɪp/, , 1497–1560, Philipp Schwarzert German Protestant reformer.
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He was a friend of
Melanchthon and Erasmus, was with the latter when he died, and became possessed of his library.
Among his opponents at the Diet were Bucer and
Melanchthon; the discussion, as usual, led to no result.
He then returned to Cologne, where he again met Bucer and
Melanchthon, who were endeavoring to induce the bishop to apostatize.
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Melanchthon. British Dictionary definitions for Melanchthon Melanchthon / ( məˈlæŋkθən, German meˈlançtɔn) / noun Philipp (ˈfiːlɪp). original surname Schwarzerd. 1497–1560, German Protestant reformer. His Loci Communes (1521) was the first systematic presentation of Protestant theology and in the Augsburg Confession (1530) he stated the faith of the Lutheran churches. He also reformed the German educational system
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