Bentinus, Michael (ca. 1495-1527)

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Michael Bentinus, born ca. 1495, died November 1527, was one of Hans Denck's most intimate friends. Dutch by birth, Bentinus lived in Basel, where he was an outstanding member of the Erasmian circle. Denck died in his house.


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Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe: Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 163.

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Keller, Ludwig. Die Reformation und die älteren Reformparteien : in ihrem Zusammenhange dargestellt. Leipzig : S. Hirzel, 1885: 330.

Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1953

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Neff, Christian. "Bentinus, Michael (ca. 1495-1527)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1953. Web. 13 Jul 2024.,_Michael_(ca._1495-1527)&oldid=143922.

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Neff, Christian. (1953). Bentinus, Michael (ca. 1495-1527). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 13 July 2024, from,_Michael_(ca._1495-1527)&oldid=143922.


Adapted by permission of Herald Press, Harrisonburg, Virginia, from Mennonite Encyclopedia, Vol. 1, p. 275. All rights reserved.

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