Christoph Besold

Alternative Name(s)
  • Christopheri Besoldi
  • Christophorus Besoldus
  • Christopher Besold
Date 1577 - 1638
Biographical NotesJurist and Author. Friend of Johannes Kepler. In 1610 he became Professor of Law at Tübingen. Converted to Catholicism in 1635. In 1637 he accepted chair of Roman Law at the University of Ingolstadt. He was a highly prolific author of scholarly works.
Work(s)Author of Discursus politici singulares, de informatione et coactione subditorum: ubi agitur I. de educatione, studiis literarum, peregrinatione, cura religionis, II. de praemiis, poenis, legibus, III. de magistratibus et censoribus (1626)
Praeside of Hanc collegii politici classis posterioris disputationem primam, de educatione, studiis literarum peregrinatione, et cura Religionis: praeside Dn. Christophoro Besolde ... ad diem VIII Junii Examinandam proponit G. K. ab Hoch (1614)