- Phil·ipp [fil-ip; German fee-lip] /ˈfɪl ɪp; German ˈfi lɪp/, Philipp Schwarzert, 1497–1560, German Protestant reformer.
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What impression would Melanchthon have made with his name of Schwarzerd?The Memoires of Casanova, Complete
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
She was the avowed friend and correspondent of Melanchthon and Calvin.
Melanchthon indignantly left the court and returned to Jena.
But Melanchthon's ardor had carried him far beyond his true reckoning.
He disliked Luther, but had a great esteem for Bucer and Melanchthon.A History of the Reformation (Vol. 2 of 2)
Thomas M. Lindsay
- 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