Heinsius, Nicolaus
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Classical philologist and Neo-Latin poet; forename also Nicola(a)s, Nicolaes, Nikola(e)s. Born Leiden 29. 7. 1620, died The Hague 7. 10. 1681; son of Daniel H. School at his father’s house. From 1642 travelling as private scholar for purposes of study. At Stockholm at the invitation of Queen Christina of Sweden from 1650; further travels on behalf of her. After Christina’s abdication, town clerk of Amsterdam from 1656; resigned the post when sentenced to fulfil hi…

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Papy, Jan, “Heinsius, Nicolaus”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 21 January 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00315>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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