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Cochlaeus, Johannes, 1479-1552

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Personal name headingCochlaeus, Johannes, 1479-1552
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Variant(s)Dobeneck, Johannes, 1479-1552
Dobnek, Johannes, 1479-1552
Cochläus, Johannes, 1479-1552
Cochlaeus, Ioannes, 1479-1552
Ioannes Vuendelstinus, 1479-1552
Vuendelstinus, Ioannes, 1479-1552
Wendelstinus, Ioannes, 1479-1552
Dobneck, Johannes, 1479-1552
Cocleus, Ioannes, 1479-1552
Coclaeus, Joannes, 1479-1552
Wendelstenius, Joannes, 1479-1552
LocatedCologne (Germany) Nuremberg (Germany) Frankfurt am Main (Germany) Mainz (Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany) Meissen (Saxony, Germany)
Birth date1479-01-10
Death date1552-01-11
Place of birthWendelstein (Mittelfranken, Germany)
Place of deathWrocław (Poland)
Field of activityHumanism Theology Priesthood--Catholic Church
Profession or occupationHumanists Theologians Catholic Church--Clergy
Found inBrockhaus Enzykl. (Cochläus (eigentlich Dobeneck) Johannes)
Dürer, Albrecht. Passio Christi, 1511: page 74 (Io. Coclei ad lectorem hexastichon)
Dürer, Albrecht. The Little Passion, 1971: page 197 (Giovanni Cocleus) page 210 (Joannes Coclaeus)
German Wikipedia, Mar. 30, 2016 (Johannes Cochläus (born 10 January 1479 in Raubersried, parish of Wendelstein near Schwabach; died 11 January 1552 in Breslau; German humanist and theologian, opponent of Martin Luther; original name Dobeneck, also spelled Dobnek or Dobenek; the name Cochläus is based on a Latinisation of his home parish Wendelstein (Greek/Latin cochlea = snail, snail shell or spiral staircase, which is Wendeltreppe in German); also called Wendelstinus; studied in Cologne, taught school at Nuremberg, took holy orders in Rome, 1518; became dean of the Liebfrauenstift (Frankfurt am Main), 1520; canon at St. Viktor vor Mainz, 1526; cathedral canon of Meissen, 1527-1539; then canon of Breslau Cathedral, where he died)
Grimm, Heinrich, "Cochlaeus, Johannes," in Neue deutsche Biographie, v. 3, 1957, pages 304-306; online version, viewed Mar. 30, 2016 ("Cochlaeus (Wendelstenius, Latinisierung nach der Schneckenform des Wendelsteins, eigentlich Dobneck), Johannes"; humanist, Catholic controversialist; born 1479, Wendelstein bei Schwabach, died 10 Jan. 1552, Breslau)
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