1596–1652

Introduction

Born: De­cem­ber 6, 1596, Sciff­ers­dorf, Si­le­sia, near Lieg­nitz (now Leg­ni­ca, Po­land).

Died: De­cem­ber 12, 1652, Lieg­nitz, Si­le­sia.

Biography

Adam was the son of Pe­ter Thebes, or Phe­be­si­us, pas­tor at Scif­fers­dorf.

He stu­died at the Un­i­ver­si­ty of Wit­ten­berg (MA 1617).

On No­vem­ber 24, 1619, he be­came pa­stor at Mond­schütz, near Wohl­au (now Wo­łów, Po­land). In 1627, he became pas­tor at Wohlau. In 1639, he was ap­point­ed pastor of Saints Pe­ter and Paul, the prin­ci­pal church in Lieg­nitz, and in 1642 he al­so be­came as­sessor of the con­sis­to­ry.

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