This monograph, which appears to have been long in the making, is not a biography of Gerardus Vossius
(1577-1649), like C.
Key figures, such as Daniel Heinsius, Caspar Barlaeus, Gerardus Vossius
, Joseph Scaliger, and most notably, Hugo Grotius, are mentioned, if at all, only if they wrote also in Dutch, were translated into Dutch, or had contact with other Dutch writers.
As one might suppose, the Dutch afterlife was briefer, with Vossius
, Heinsius and Vondel knowing his work well, but in France debate still rages about Scaliger's relation as much to the Pleiade as to Classicism.
Box and Silverthorne discuss Hume's essay "Of the Populousness of Antient Nations" and situate it within the contemporary debates over whether modem nations are depopulated relative to the ancients (an argument endorsed by Montesquieu, Isaac Vossius
, and Robert Wallace).
I will relate these findings to the poetical ideas Gerardus Vossius
was developing during the same period that Vondel was writing and staging his Biblical tragedy.
The names mentioned here refer to renowned scholars since the scientific revolution: the Dutch polymath Isaac Vossius
(1618-89), the Irish Protestant chemist Robert Boyle, the Renaissance explorer Sir Walter Raleigh (1552-1618), the physician William Harvey (1578-1657), and Francis Bacon, who was knighted in 1603, and received the title of Baron Verulam in 1618 and Viscount St.
BioM, Bayer HealthCare, Boehringer Ingelheim, Johnson & Johnson, MSD, HERTIN, Sanofi, Vossius
(1618-1689); between science and scholarship.
When he moves to seventeenth-century, Mack details the attempts at Aristotelian-Ciceronian syntheses that occupied Bartholomaeus Keckermann, Geradus Vossius
, and Nicolas Caussin.
16) In discussing the China cult in Enlightenment Europe, Clarke refers to the enthusiasms for China of these authors: (English) Sir William Temple, John Webb, Sir William Chambers, the deists (David Hume and Matthew Tindal), Alexander Cozens and his son John, and Oliver Goldsmith (1762); (French) Montaigne (late sixteenth century), La Mothe le Voyer (1642), Isaac Vossius
(1660), Malebranche (late seventeenth century), Pierre Bayle (late seventeenth century), the works of the French Jesuits, Jean-Baptiste Du Halde (1735), Marquis d'Argens (1739), Voltaire (1755), Diderot, Helvetius, and Francois Quesnay (1767); (German) Leibniz (late seventeenth and early eighteenth century) and Christian Wolff (eighteenth century).
helped transform Arabic into an integral and esteemed part of erudition, both through the work they carried out and their instrumentality in stimulating scholars like Peter Kirsten and Thomas Erpenius to apply themselves to its life-long pursuit.
In the early 1990s the hand of Franciscus Junius was identified in a copy of the 1613 Arcadia (by that date a complete works, including the Defence and Astrophil and Stella) from the collection of Junius's nephew, Isaac Vossius