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Burkhard Aman was "a pious man," according to the Martyrs Mirror, "who lived on the Lake of Zürich," and was imprisoned for his faith for 1.5 years. He escaped unexpectedly and without the knowledge of the government (1639), but died soon after as a result of the imprisonment.

Bibliography

Braght, Thieleman J. van. Het Bloedigh Tooneel of Martelaers Spiegel der Doops-gesinde of Weereloose Christenen, Die om 't getuygenis van Jesus haren Salighmaker geleden hebben ende gedood zijn van Christi tijd of tot desen tijd toe. Den Tweeden Druk. Amsterdam: Hieronymus Sweerts, …, 1685: Part II, 814.

Braght, Thieleman J. van. The Bloody Theatre or Martyrs' Mirror of the Defenseless Christians Who Baptized Only upon Confession of Faith and Who Suffered and Died for the Testimony of Jesus Their Saviour . . . to the Year A.D. 1660. Scottdale, PA: Herald Press, 1951: 1113. Available online at: http://www.homecomers.org/mirror/index.htm.

Hege, Christian and Christian Neff. Mennonitisches Lexikon, 4 vols. Frankfurt & Weierhof: Hege; Karlsruhe; Schneider, 1913-1967: v. I, 49.


Author(s) Christian Neff
Date Published 1955


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Neff, Christian. "Aman, Burkhard (d. ca. 1639)." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. 1955. Web. 1 Oct 2014. http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Aman,_Burkhard_(d._ca._1639)&oldid=90831.

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Neff, Christian. (1955). Aman, Burkhard (d. ca. 1639). Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 1 October 2014, from http://gameo.org/index.php?title=Aman,_Burkhard_(d._ca._1639)&oldid=90831.




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