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- Melanchthon, Philipp Originally Philipp Schwarzerd. 1497-1560. German theologian and a leader of the German Reformation. A friend of Martin Luther, he wrote Loci Communes (1521), the first extensive treatise on Protestant doctrine.
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- n. German theologian and Luther's successor as leader of the Reformation in Germany (1497-1560)
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