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Scaliger, Julius Caesar
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Bordone, Giulio (della Scala). Italian Humanist, poet and literary theorist. Father of Joseph Justus Scaliger. Born Riva del Garda 23. 4. 1484, died Agen (Aquitaine) 21. 10. 1558. Entered the Franciscan Order as a youth, later worked at printing house of Aldus Manutius in Venice. Soldier 1509–1515; studied in Padua until 1519. Worked a physician until around 1524; from 1524 in the service of Bishop Antonio della Rovere in France (Agen) and working as physician. 1538 prosecuted (and acquitted) for heresy.

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Kuhlmann, Peter, “Scaliger, Julius Caesar”, 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 24 April 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00637>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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