The agreeable eye

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More specifically concerning: hardship

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23 November 2003, around 6.08.

Scaliger was far from untouched by the religious troubles of his day, but the way they bedevilled the scholarship of the sixteenth century is more starkly illustrated in the case of his friend and younger contemporary Casaubon. Born in Geneva of refugee Protestant parents, obliged to learn his Greek hiding in a cave in the […]

ego hoc feci mm–MMXXII · cc 2000–2022 M.F.C.

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