Acronius, Johannes (1520-1564)
Johannes Acronius, a physician and mathematician, was born in 1520 at Akkrum (Dutch province of Friesland) and died 18 October 1564 at Basel. He was a friend of David Joris, published Joris's ideas in forty-five aphrorisms and also an account of his life and court trial, titled Ad N.N. popularem epistola, d.d. 28 Julii 1559.
Allgemeine Deutsche Biographie. 56v. Leipzig, 1875-1912: I, 41.
Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon., 4 v. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: I, 12.
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