Johann Georg Macasius

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Johann Georg Macasius
Born17 March 1617
Zwickau, Holy Roman Empire
Alma materUniversity of Jena
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Jena
Doctoral advisorJohannes Musaeus
Balthasar Widmarcter
Doctoral studentsGeorg Balthasar Metzger

Johann Georg Macasius (1617–1653) was a German physician. He was born in Eger, Bohemia (part of the Holy Roman Empire, now in the Czech republic).


He received the Medicinae Doctorate from the University of Jena in 1638 under Johannes Musaeus with a thesis entitled De Natura Et Causis Externis. In 1640, he received a second Medicinae Doctorate from the University of Jena under Balthasar Widmarcter with a thesis entitled Disputatio de inflammatione.

Books by Macasius[edit]

  • Johann Georg Macasius and Johann Mathias Nester, Promptuarium materiae medicae, sive Apparatus ad praxim medicam libris duobus adornatus (1654).

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