Lipsius, Justus
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Joest Lips; Dutch philologist, ancient historian and philosopher. Born Overijse (Flemish Brabant) 18. 10. 1547, died Leuven 23./24. 3. 1606. 1559–1564 trained at the Jesuit college at Cologne, then studied at the Collegium Trilingue at Leuven until 1568, as well as travelling. 1572–1574 prof. of history at Univ. of Jena; 1576 licentiatus iuris at Leuven. 1577–1591 prof. of history, from 1579 also of law at Leiden; from 1592 prof. of history and Latin at Univ. of Leuven. From 159…

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Papy, Jan, “Lipsius, Justus”, 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 20 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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