Johann Samuel Adami

Johann Samuel Adami, synonym: Bad other, (* 21. October 1638 in Dresden, † 13. March 1713 in Pretzschendorf) was a theologian, writer and language researcher.

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Johann Samuel Adami became as a son of an attorney in Dresden to 21. October 1638 born. It received its training at the there cross school, which it visited some years as Currentschüler and at which it Alumnus of the High School became. When it takes up a study to Leipzig, it earned itself its living costs with Famulusdiensten and lessons. At the university he heard philosophical and theological lectures. Thereupon it was called 1661 the cross school, which it administered and during this time acquired five years it in joke mountain 1664 the academic degrees of a Magisters. 1667 it began a theological Pfarrposten in Rabenau with Tharand, 1672 was it a minister in Pretzschendorf where it to 13. March 1713 deceased.

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apart from its activity as ministers he dedicated himself to the literary activity. In its writings it tended to call itself bad other. This name is derived from its Magistertitel, its two first names (Johann Samuel), its surname (Adami), its place of birth (Neo Dresden) and its effect place (Ecclesiast Rabenau).

Also it sealed a religious song, that into the Breslauer singing book 18. Century admission found. Immediately he was appointed by his Pfarrposten in Rabenau the Poaeta laureatus. Its writings, which had an edifying and partly practically theological character, are only from historical importance. Adami seeks to compile edifying writings and to affect beside also the literary life. Thus one knows Adami later than poets of church songs and than translators of the satires of the Persius (1674).

Its Hauptwerk are the Deliciae (Ergötzlichkeiten), a Realiensammlung, those, arranged according to the church fixed calendar, above all lecture purposes to serve should and numerous „histories, symbols and Gleichnisse contains. To Adamis lifetimes are to have appeared 73 printing elements written by him, among them religious and everyday treatises, lectures and Leichabdankungen, occupation-practical writings for the hand of the minister.

Bad other ties to the popular discussion works over books like Christian Thomasius or William Ernst Tentzel. Special attention applies for the ungelehrten reader and the autodidact. He intends an advancing free of moralisierenden valuations to the self-instruction. Ingenium reasonable humans, not only the scholar, is to be opened.


  • „the defended, loved and praised Postillenreiter “1688 2. To editions
  • „the well-being-troubled priest “1709
  • „the exemplary priest “1690
  • „Poeta laureatus “
  • „the Kreuzigung of the meat “1710
  • „the conscientious Beichtvater “
  • „comfort-end priests in the Beichtstuhl “1694
  • „the exemplary priest woman “
  • „the exemplary priest child “
  • „the Kreuzigung of the meat, 1713 poenitentiales passionales after guidance of the sunning and
  • holiday gospels “1694 „Deliociae “in 5 parts of 1707
  • - 1710 „Deliciae the”
  • „Deliciae sabbaticae” 2 parts of 1716
  • “the signpost/guide to the Christianity” 1711
  • “historical Ergötzlichkeiten”
  • of “book friends and book enemies” 1695
  • „Florilegium anglicanum “1705
  • „whether the heath, Jew and Türcken children sea-lie become “an investigation, Dresden literature
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  • historical Lexicon of Evangelist rejoicing priests “volume 3 God scholars earned famous with Schwabach 1746 Johann Anton
  • Trinius „contribution to a history and in the country “volume 1 1751 Johann God praise darkness appeared published to 1704 [work on
  • ] in Leipzig: Historical-critical messages of the deceased scholar and their writings “volume 2, part of 4 published in Dessau/Köthen 1756
  • Killy „ German literature encyclopedia “appeared Gütersloh, Munich roll ago: Bertelsmann encyclopedia publishing house 1988, volume 1, page 43
  • general German biography volume 22 page 2-3

  • illustrations exist to SHORT DESCRIPTION theologian, writer and language researcher as copper pass from the year 1710 of Bernigeroth and in its book “


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