Kaspar Ursinus Velius
Kaspar Ursinus Velius (c. 1493 – 5 March 1539) was a German humanist scholar, poet and historian.
From Schweidnitz in Silesia (now Świdnica in Poland) he began life as secretary to Johann Thurzo, Bishop of Breslau. Later in Vienna he was court historian and poet laureate. His De Bello Pannonico chronicled the wars of Ferdinand I, Holy Roman Emperor against John Zápolya and the Ottoman Empire. It was published in 1762, in an edition by Adam František Kollár.
- (in German) s:de: ADB:Ursinus, Kaspar Velius
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