Schoppe, Kaspar
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Latinized as Schoppius/Scioppius; German philologist, late Humanist and jurist. Born Pappenberg 26. 6. 1576, died Padua 9. 11. 1649. 1591/92 and 1594/95 studied law and classical philology at Altdorf near Nuremberg, 1592–1594 at Heidelberg, 1595–1597 at Ingolstadt. Converted to Catholicism 1598. From then on, active in religious politics, living at Rome. Periods in various European cities on diplomatic missions for the Emperor. Participated in the Regensburg Convocation of the Electors (Kurfürstentag) 1630. L…

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Kuhn-Chen, Barbara, “Schoppe, Kaspar”, 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 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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