August Gottlob Friedrich Koltitz

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August Gottlob Friedrich Koltitz (born January 29, 1728 in Zerbst ; † June 8, 1799 in Coswig (Anhalt) ) was a German Protestant theologian.


Koltitz had attended high school in Zerbst and started studying at the University of Wittenberg . He moved to the University of Leipzig , was then tutor in Penig and in 1752 was a candidate for the ministry in Zerbst. After working as a private teacher and theater arranger, he became a deacon at the town church of Coswig and pastor in Griebo in 1758 . In 1760 he acquired a master's degree at the Wittenberg University , in 1768 he became a substitute for the provost in Coswig and later himself provost and pastor in Coswig. Koltitz left many individual treatises in various journals of the time and a few occasional poems.

Selection of works

  1. Try in eloquence and goodwill. Chemnitz 1750
  2. Eulogy for the transitory Prince Christian August zu Anhalt-Zerbst. Wittenberg 1754
  3. Funeral and consolation pamphlet on the withering of the Hrn, court, government and consistorial councilor D. Gottf. Reinhold Köselitz. Zerbst 1754
  4. Tract. de veterum Latinorum Lectione et de stilo Eutropii. Witteberg 1754
  5. The triumphant song of many clergymen on the occasion of Meier's thoughts on philosophical preaching. 1754, 2nd edition 1755
  6. De Alphonso X, Castellae Legionisque rege, cognomine sapientis indigno. Zerbst 1757
  7. Allegorical assessment of a recently published work: the screeching cricket. 1757
  8. The exposed size of Mr. Paftor W. o.O. 1757
  9. Treatise, Are the Scholars privileged idlers? Zerbst 1758
  10. Of the eternity that should thrill the wise of this world, which calm the Christian soothingly, and which shakes the man without religion: The Lord abides; an eulogy etc. Zerbst 1763
  11. The best earthly sea blessings one can ask of the Lord for the marriages of rulers; a sermon and s w. Zerbst 1764
  12. Fatherly tears over the death of an only son, Karl Leopold Daniel. Zerbst 1709
  13. Letter to the government attorney and mayor Wilke zu Koswig, because of his abstention from Holy Communion. 1770
  14. Three speeches, on the most gracious orders at the solemn consecration of two standards and two flags at Koswig and Zerbst. Zerbst 1771
  15. The growth of learned language efforts in countries and states at the same time promotes their flowering; proven and the Fürfsl. Dedicated to the Anhalt German Society. Wittenberg 1770


  • Johann Georg Meusel : Lexicon of the German writers who died from 1750 to 1800. Gerhard Fleischer the Younger, Leipzig, 1808, Vol. 7, p. 257
  • Wilhelm Kosch, Bruno Berger, Heinz Rupp, Carl Ludwig Lang: Deutsches Literatur-Lexikon: Haab-Hogrebe 1994, page 206