CAPITO (KÖPFEL), WOLFGANG FABRICIUS:
German Hebrew scholar; born at Hagenau, Alsace, in 1478; died Nov., 1541. In 1515 he was appointed professor of theology at Basel; and eight years later provost of St. Thomas, Strasburg. He wrote a Hebrew grammar and various theological works.
- Universal Biographical Dict. 1827, p. 327;
- Meyer, Konversations-Lexikon, s.v.