Joseph Scaliger

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Author  Anthony Grafton
Publisher  Clarendon Press
Publication Date   February 17, 1994
ISBN  0199206015
Pages  784

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This book describes the later life of Joseph Scaliger (1540-1609), the most original scholar of the late Renaissance. It concentrates on his efforts to date the main events of ancient and medieval history, a study that required him to use both astronomical data and philological methods. Volume I of this study was published in 1983, and received wide critical attention.

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