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Joseph Justus Scaliger

(1540—1609) French scholar


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(1540–1609),

the son of J. C. Scaliger, one of the greatest scholars of the Renaissance; he has been described as ‘the founder of historical criticism’. He edited Manilius (1579) and issued critical editions of many classical authors.

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


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