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|←Author Index: Si||Angelus Silesius
|born Johann Scheffler and also known as Johann Angelus Silesius; German Catholic priest and physician, known as a mystic and religious poet. Born and raised a Lutheran, he adopted the name Angelus (Latin for "angel" or "heavenly messenger") and the epithet Silesius ("Silesian") on converting to Catholicism in 1653|
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Works about Silesius
- “Angelus Silesius” in Encyclopædia Britannica (9th ed., 1875–1889).
- "Angelus Silesius," in Catholic Encyclopedia, (ed.) by Charles G. Herbermann and others, New York: The Encyclopaedia Press (1913)
- "Angelus Silesius," in Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed., 1911)