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Glareanus, Heinrich
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Loriti, Heinrich; Swiss poet, musicologist and philologist. Born June 1488 at Mollis (canton of Glarus), died Freiburg im Breisgau 27./28. 3. 1563. 1510 MA at Cologne. 25. 8. 1512 poet laureate. From 1514, language teacher at Basel; 1517–1522 teaching at Collège de France in Paris. From 1529, prof. of poetics and theology at Freiburg.

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G. worked as a musicologist [5], teacher, poet [2]; [4] and geographer [1]. Born into a wealthy family, he attended the Stiftsschule at Bern from 1497, the…

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Wolkenhauer, Anja, “Glareanus, Heinrich”, 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 15 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00273>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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