Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Boissard, Jean-Jacques
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French antiquarian, poet and publisher. Born 1528 in Besançon, died 30. 10. 1602 in Metz. Lived and studied at Strasbourg, Heidelberg, Cologne, Leuven, Danzig, Frankfurt an der Oder, Wittenberg, Leipzig und lastly (1551–1555) Ingolstadt. Converted to Protestantism. Many visits to Italy from late 1555; lived at Rome. 1558/59 at Rome in service of Cardinal Carlo Carafa; returned to Besançon 1559, where he was a private tutor. At Metz from 1560, wher…

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Zambon, Alessia, “Boissard, Jean-Jacques”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 19 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00070>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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