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Scaliger, Julius Caesar

Line breaks: Ju¦lius Cae¦sar Scali|ger
Pronunciation: /ˈskalɪdʒə
 
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Definition of Scaliger, Julius Caesar in English:

( 1484–1558), Italian-born French classical scholar and physician. Besides polemical works directed against Erasmus (1531, 1536), he wrote treatises on poetics and philosophy, and commentaries on botanical works.

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