Melanchthon

[ muh-langk-thuh n; German mey-lahnkh-tawn ]
/ məˈlæŋk θən; German meɪˈlɑnx tɔn /

noun

Phil·ipp [fil-ip; German fee-lip] /ˈfɪl ɪp; German ˈfi lɪp/, Philipp Schwarzert,1497–1560, German Protestant reformer.

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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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