Christoph von Scheurl

Christoph von Scheurl (also: Christoph Scheurl; 11 November 1481 14 June 1542) was a German jurist, diplomat and humanist who became famous for arranging a humanistic friendship between Johann Eck and Martin Luther.

Von Scheurl was born in Nuernberg. He was among the first people to have Luther's 95 theses printed and distributed.[1]

Works (selected)

  • De rebus gestis Alberti Ducis Saxioniae
  • De Vita Ant. Cressenis
  • Tractatus de sacerdorum & ecclesiasticarum rerum praestantia, Leipzig 1511
  • Lib. De laudibus Germaniae & Ducum Saxoniae, Leipzig 1508
  • Epist. Ad Charit. Pirckhameram, Nuernberg 1513
  • Epist. Ad Charit. Pirckhameram, Nuernberg 1513
  • Epist. Ad Staupitium de statu sive regimine reipubl. Noricae
  • Epist. Ad Petr. Bernstein, 1580

References

  1. Brecht, Martin, Martin Luther: His Road to Reformation, 1483-1521, (Fortress Press, 1985), p. 204

Sources

  • Heinz Kathe: Die Wittenberger Philosophische Fakultät 1501–1817. Böhlau, Cologne 2002, ISBN 3-412-04402-4
  • Walter Friedensburg: Geschichte der Universität Wittenberg. Max Niemeyer, Halle (Saale) 1917
  • Irene Dingel und Günther Wartenberg: Die Theologische Fakultät Wittenberg 1502 bis 1602. Leipzig 2002, ISBN 3-374-02019-4
  • Felix Streit: Christoph Scheurl, der Ratskonsulent von Nürnberg, und seine Stellung zur Reformation. Neupert Verlag, Plauen 1908
  • "Entry". Zedlers Universallexikon. 34. p. 699. 
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