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Joseph Scaliger: A Study in the History of Classical Scholarship Volume 1: Textual Criticism and Exegesis Anthony Grafton

Joseph Scaliger: A Study in the History of Classical Scholarship Volume 1: Textual Criticism and Exegesis

Anthony Grafton

Published June 30th 1983
ISBN : 9780198148500
Hardcover
376 pages
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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 Scaligers early work as an editor of and commentator on classical texts, setting thisMoreThis volume is the first half of an intellectual biography of Joseph Scaliger (1540-1609), the greatest classical scholar of his time. Anthony Grafton describes Scaligers early work as an editor of and commentator on classical texts, setting this into the wider context of classical scholarship in the Renaissance. At the same time he interprets the major changes that Scaligers work underwent, as responses to pressures exerted by his social situation and emotional life.