Petrus Mosellanus

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A memorial fountain in Bruttig-Fankel, Germany

Petrus Mosellanus Protegensis (real name Peter Schade) (b. 1493 in Bruttig, d. 19 April 1524 in Leipzig) was a German humanist scholar. He is best known for the popular work on rhetoric, Tabulae de schematibus et tropis,[1] and his Paedologia. He became professor at the University of Leipzig.

He gave the opening Latin oration at the 1519 Leipzig Disputation between Johann Eck and Martin Luther.


  • Robert Francis Seybolt (1927), Renaissance Student Life. The Paedologia of Petrus Mosellanus, Translated from the Latin


  1. ^ Online summary:[1].

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