Scaliger Julius Caesar


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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.
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