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Hemsterhuis, Tiberius
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Hemsterhusius; Dutch classical philologist and mathematician. Baptized Groningen 18. 1. 1685 (or: born 1. 2. 1685 [11. Chap. 11]), died Leiden 7. 4. 1766. Son of a doctor. After Latin school at Groningen (1698), studied theology – but also philosophy and mathematics – with Johannes Jacob Bernoulli at Univ. of Groningen. 1700–1704 studied Greek and Latin languages, philology and history at Univ. of Leiden with Jacob Perizonius; worked to put in order the manuscripts of the libr…

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Landfester, Manfred, “Hemsterhuis, Tiberius”, 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_00319>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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