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Poetics—Scaliger, Vida, Pontanus, Vossius
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Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484–1558), a humanist and physician, was the author of the poetical encyclopaedia, Poetices libri septem (1561), first published three years after the author’s death and republished several t…

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Porter, David A., “Poetics—Scaliger, Vida, Pontanus, Vossius”, in: Brill’s Encyclopaedia of the Neo-Latin World, General Editor Craig Kallendorf. Consulted online on 07 June 2023 <>
First published online: 2014
First print edition: ISBN:9789004265721

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