Vives, Juan Luis
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Joan Lluís, Latin Ioannes Ludovicus V.; Spanish Humanist. Born Valencia 6. 3. 1492, died Bruges 6. 5. 1540. 1508 studied at Valencia; 1509–1512 studied philosophy and theology at Paris. Moved to Bruges 1512; from 1517 in Leuven, where he obtained a permit to teach at the Catholic Univ. in 1520. From 1523 Lector of Corpus Christi College, Oxford; 1528 – after moving several times between England and the Netherlands, finally settled at Bruges, where with short interruptions he spent the rest of his life.


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Thurn, Nikolaus, “Vives, Juan Luis”, 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 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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