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This is 1614: Scaliger…

This is 1614: Scaliger – the most erudite man in Europe, who read Greek, Syriac, Hebrew, Arabic, ect., & whom Huet compared to Montaigne as one would today compare Montaigne to, say, an airport-business book writer , translating and commenting on Arabic proverbs into Latin.In this line of wisdom, I cherish the following expression about […]