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Report No. t154

Valentinus Forster

1530–1608

 

Alternative Names

Valentin Forster; Valentin Wilhelm Forster

 

Biography/Description

V. had a long and complicated life. He studied with Melancthon in his home town and then studied law at various times at Padua and Bourges, dabbled in mathematics in Spain, and finally returned to Bourges to take his doctorate under Doneau. He succeeded Oldendorp as professor at Marburg, Doneau as professor at Heidelberg, practiced law in Worms, and ended his life as professor at Helmstedt.

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Text(s)

 
No. 01

De historia iuris civilis Romani, libri tres.

 

Text(s) – Early Printed Editions

No. 01

De historia iuris civilis Romani, libri tres.

 
Early Printed Editions

Tractatus universi iuris. Venezia: F. Ziletti, 1584, 1.25vb.

 
 

De historia iuris civilis Romani, libri tres. Helmstedt, 1610.