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July 20

Königsberg Castle before WWI

Königsberg Castle before WWI

1611 – Florian Crusias, as distinguished philosopher and theologian of Danzig, Poland, held a public Greek disputation for his students at the University of Königsberg. Greek was the language used by advanced scholars in the study of the New Testament. The Socinians regarded Crusius as the “prince of philosophers.”

 

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