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Casaubonus, Isaac
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(Feb 18, 1559, Geneva – Jul 12, 1614, London). After study at the Geneva Academy, this son of a Huguenot pastor became professor of Greek there in 1583. He taught in Montpellier (1596–1599) but was called to Paris in 1600 by Henry IV. As royal commissioner he took part in the disputation between P. Duplessis-Mornay and Cardinal Duperron, in which he spoke for the latter, earning him the mistrust of his fellow believers. In 1610 he answered a call to England from James I. Casaubonus produced editions of Latin and Greek classics and gained attention through his ph…

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Dingel, Irene, “Casaubonus, Isaac”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 19 November 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_02778>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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