Matthäus Aurogallus

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Matthäus Aurogallus (1490 – November 10, 1543), also known as Matthäus Goldhahn, was a German linguist.

Born in Komotau, Bohemia, he served as Professor of Hebrew at the University of Wittenberg and was a colleague of Philipp Melanchthon and Martin Luther. He assisted Luther in the revision of the reformer's translation of the Old Testament.[1]

He died at Wittenberg.

Works[edit]

  • Hebräisch und chaldäisch Grammatik (1523-25, 1531)
  • Chronik der Herzöge uund Könige von Böhmen
  • Hebräisch historisch-geographisches Reallexicon (1526–1539)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Friedrich Wilhelm Bautz (1975). "Aurogallus (Goldhahn), Matthäus". In Bautz, Friedrich Wilhelm. Biographisch-Bibliographisches Kirchenlexikon (BBKL) (in German) 1. Hamm: Bautz. col. 304. ISBN 3-88309-013-1.