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Isaac Casaubon

(1559—1614) classical scholar and ecclesiastical historian


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(1559–1614),

French humanist, born into a Huguenot family in Geneva and raised at Crest (Dauphiné). In 1578 he returned to Geneva, where he became professor of Greek (1581–96); in 1586 ...

Subjects: Literature — Early Modern History (1500 to 1700).


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