The name change was a result of the Protestant Reformation where many theologians adopted Latin names.
Johnn Goldschmidt (1517-?)
In Wittenburg, he would become close friends to Philip Melanchthon. He then became a docent at the university after graduating. After twelve years, he would earn his doctorate in divinity and was made a professor at St. Nicholas in Rostock.
Joannes Aurifaber Vratislaviensis (?-1568)
In order to differentiate himself from another writer at the time, Johann Aurifaber, he added the surname Vratislaviensis to indicate the place where he was born.