Joseph Scaliger: A Study in the History of Classical Scholarship I: Textual Criticism and Exegesis

Hardcover | April 30, 1999

byAnthony Grafton

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This volume is the first half of an intellectual biography of Joseph Scaliger (1540-1609), the greatest classical scholar of his time. Anthony Grafton describes Scaliger's early work as an editor of and commentator on classical texts, setting this into the wider context of classicalscholarship in the Renaissance. At the same time he interprets the major changes that Scaliger's work underwent, as responses to pressures exerted by his social situation and emotional life.

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This volume is the first half of an intellectual biography of Joseph Scaliger (1540-1609), the greatest classical scholar of his time. Anthony Grafton describes Scaliger's early work as an editor of and commentator on classical texts, setting this into the wider context of classicalscholarship in the Renaissance. At the same time he...

Anthony Grafton is at Princeton University.

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:376 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.03 inPublished:April 30, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:019814850X

ISBN - 13:9780198148500

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