A city of southwest Germany on the Neckar River north-northwest of Stuttgart. First mentioned in the 1100s, it was the capital of the Palatinate until the early 1700s. Its university was established in 1386.
City in SW Germany, in the state of Baden-Württemberg: site of a famous university (founded 1386)
Gaining his freedom at the instance of Hungarian magnates, he visited Melanchthon at Wittenberg, and in 152 4 became professor of Greek at the university of Heidelberg, being in addition professor of Latin from 1526.
After the war he retired into private life at Heidelberg.
Arnold Schlick, Heidelberg.
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