Mindmasters Set Standards - the Bookmark Series of the uvHW
The uvHW has a proud name because Halle as well as Wittenberg used to be university towns with a nation-wide good reputation. Even in those days popular personalities from various areas of scientific research work4ed here. By the union of both institutions to a joint university the relationship between these two cities has been strengthened and lasts until today.
The bookmark series of the uvHW shall refer to this union and its long joint tradtion. For this reason there are ten different bookmarks with each one important personality from Halle and Wittenberg. In the future, this series shall be extended through further popular personalities that had an impact on the academic lives in Halle and Wittenberg.
Justus Henning Böhmer (1674-1749): Professor at Law School of the University Halle; prominent dogmatist and taxonomist of the evangelical canon law; pioneer of the obligatory civil marriage
Joachim von Beust (1522-1597): Professor at Law School of the University Wittenberg; Co-founder of des evangelical canon law
Nicolaus Hieronymus Gundling (1671-1729): Professor of rhetoric and of natural law at University Halle; Co-founder of the teaching of intellectual property; Main exponent of the constitutional-historical school in Halle
Friedrich III. der Weise (1463-1525): Electoral prince of Saxony; Founder of the University Wittenberg; important earl of the Renaissance with excellent humanist education; Employer and patron of Martin Luther
Johann Peter von Ludewig (1668-1743): Professor at the faculty of philosophy, then at the Law School of the University Halle; Founder of the science of the German Reich history
Martin Luther (1483-1546): Initiator, theorist and creator of the reformation; Professor of theology in Wittenberg; Co-founder of the protestant theology and of the evangelical churches in the world
Christian Wolff (1679-1754): Mathematician and philosopher of the Enlightment with world-wide impact; Professor at the University Halle; important personality in Europe until the late 18th century; Creator of a extensive natural law which is based on the mathematical-demonstrative permeation of all sciences
Matthäus Wesenbeck (1531-1586): Professor at the Law School of the University Wittenberg with european impact; demanded legally surveyor; Creator of an important Digesten commentary.Professor an der Juristischen Fakultät der Universität Wittenberg mit europäischer Wirkung; gefragter Rechtsgutachter; Schöpfer eines bedeutenden Digests-Kommentars
Simon Peter Gasser (1676-1745): Professor at the Law School of the University Halle; Owner of one of the first chairs for economic and policial sciences
Lucas Cranach d.Ä. (1472-1553): important and world-known painter of the Renaissance in Wittenberg; mayor, pharmacist, entrepreneur, and chronicler of the Wittenberg Refoamtion and University
Samuel Stryk (1640-1710): PProfessor at the Law School of the University Halle; Name giver for an important period of jurisprudence in Europe; Pioneer for the abolition of witch trials and of punishablity of heresy; academic teacher of Christian Thomasius; Justus Henning Böhmer and others.
Johannes Schneidewin (1519-1568): Professor at the Law School of the University Wittenberg with european impact; Creator of an important Institutions-commentary
Johann Georg Simon (1636-1696): Professor at the Law School of the University Halle; Professor for natural law
Christoph Scheurl (1481-1542): Humanist; Lecturer at the Law School of the University Wittenberg
Christian Thomasius (1655-1728): Intelectual co-founder of the University Halle; Professor at the Law School of the University Halle; "Father of the German Enlightment"; Creator of a profane natural law system; successful fighter aigains witch trials and torture; Proponent and user of the German language in academic teaching and in sciences
Hieronymus Schurff (1481-1554): Professor at the Law School of the University Wittenberg; Advocate of Martin Luther; demanded surveyor
Johann Gottlieb Heineccius (1681-1741):Professor at the Law School of the University Halle; one of the most importante Lawyers of the 18th. century; Author of influencial papers on Roman sources of law as well as natural law and international law
Henning Goeden (um 1450-1521): important lawyer for canon law at the Law School of the University Wittenberg; demanded surveyor
Veit Ludwig von Seckendorff (1626-1692): Foundind chancellor of the University Halle; Founder of the science of modern administration; important Reformation historian
Philipp Melanchthon (1497-1560): Humanist; Reformer of the University and professor of the Greek language in Wittenberg; Co-founder of the protestant theology