Scaliger


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Scal·i·ger

 (skăl′ə-jər), Julius Caesar 1484-1558.
Italian physician and scholar noted for his scientific and philosophical writings. His son Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540-1609), a French scholar, pioneered the modern study of classical texts.

Scaliger

(ˈskælɪdʒə)
n
1. (Biography) Joseph Justus (ˈdʒʌstəs). 1540–1609, French scholar, who revolutionized the study of ancient chronology by his work De Emendatione temporum (1583)
2. (Biography) his father, Julius Caesar. 1484–1558, Italian classical scholar, and writer on biology and medicine
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The oldest generation of Orientalists at the University of Leiden, such as Farnciscus Raphelngius (1539-1597) and Josephus Justus Scaliger (1540-1609) wrote their studies on written sources and stayed at home.
In the cover story entitled "Barack Obama's Legacy" (March 6, 2017 issue) author Charles Scaliger said, "Persistent rumors that Ayers ghost-wrote one of Obama's books have never been confirmed or refuted".
Anna Skolimowska's study of the Vaticinium riuturae Poloniae shows that this poem endured as political propaganda for almost 200 years, while Walter Ludwig's publication of a previously unknown poem by Joseph Justus Scaliger, In tyrannidem Papatus sive Superstitio, documents conflicts and relationships within the international scholarly network.
"Kelly Beatty replies: The use of Julian days (or dates) is tied to the Julian Period, proposed by Joseph Scaliger in 1583 as a means to tie together three different calendrical cycles.
The first section presents work on Joseph Scaliger and Isaac Casaubon, two famous scholars of late Renaissance Europe.
Julius Caesar Scaliger's Poetices libri septem: Puttenham's
Ford's comments about Virgil as the national poet of transnational Latin humanism (at the end of his section on Scaliger) are apt and well articulated.
Among the topics are the legacy of Josephus Justus Scaliger in Leiden University Library catalogues 1609-1716, the library of the Breton jurist and historian Bertrand d'Arentre in 1582, the book inventories of Servite authors and the survey of the Roman Congregation of the Index in counter-reformation Italy, the book inventory of 16th-century Krakow bookbinder Maciej Przywilcki, and the inventory of Beatriz Pacheco's bookshop in Santiago de Compostela in 1563.
Scaliger (the subject of a previous work of Grafton's) who wanted to reach behind the New Testament and the writings of the Greek and Latin fathers for a full understanding of the Jewish context of Jesus and the early Church.