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Muretus, Marcus Antonius
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Muret, Marc Antoine; French Humanist and poet. Born Muret (Limoges) 12. 4. 1526, died Rome 4. 6. 1585. From 1551, prof. of philosophy and civil law at Paris. From 1563, prof. of philosophy, civil law and rhetoric at Rome. Holy orders 1576; Jesuit.

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M.s is important for his poetic as for his philological work in equal measure. Self-taught, he was helped form an early age by Julius Caesar Scaliger, whose mediation secured him teaching posts at the colleges of Villeneuve, Poitiers and Bordeaux. It was at Bordeaux…

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Wolkenhauer, Anja, “Muretus, Marcus Antonius”, 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 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00500>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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