Beneš Optát

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Václav Beneš Optát (died 1559) was a Czech Utraquist Hussite priest.[1] In 1533 he published as co-author with Petr Gzel of Prague the first Czech Grammar (Grammatika česká v dvojí stránce). In the same year he published his Czech translation of the New Testament based on Erasmus' edition.


  1. ^ The Mennonite quarterly review: Volume 79 Mennonite Historical Society - 2005 Benes Optat, "On Baptism and the Lord's Supper": An Utraquist Reformer's Opinion of Pilgram Marpeck's Vermahnung Martin Rothkegel* The Utraquist priest BeneS Optat (d. 1559) was a prominent advocate of reform within the Utraquist