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By Dirk van Miert

Hadrianus Junius (1511-1575) is usually considered as the best humanist within the Northern Netherlands among the dying of Erasmus in 1536 and the basis of Leiden collage in 1575. For either literary authors philologists of the Golden Age, Junius remained the one major element of reference on Dutch soil within the moment and 3rd quarters of the 16th century. As doctor, lexicographer, historiographer, emblematist, poet, mycologist, chronologer and philologist, he used to be a prolific editor (and translator) of Latin and Greek texts. but we nonetheless recognize little in regards to the form of scholarship this stuttering polymath pursued, and concerning the connections among his quite a few works. The chapters during this ebook examine Junius most vital works, a few of that have by no means been studied prior to. All chapters contextualise his works in gentle of the culture of humanism so common to Junius.

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26–27 about Dousa’s use of documents. L. , Hollandtsche riim-kroniik inhoudende de gheschiedenissen der graven van Hollandt tot het iaer MCCCV, door enen wiens naeme noch onbekent is, voor 286 iaren beschreven, Amsterdam, 1591, sig. (:)iijv: ‘Welck als ghy lesen sult, zult dicwijl u te voren / Doen comen dit gedicht: jae kittelen in d’ooren. / Bysonder, als ick deez tot oircond’ heb beleydt / Int gunt wy maiken wair deur autentijk bescheydt. . Recht jegens het gebruyc, of misverstandt van veelen’.

Noordeloos, Cornelius Musius [Mr Cornelis Muys] Pater van Sint Agatha. Humanist/priester Martelaar, Utrecht and Antwerp, 1955. 26 Modern publications about Junius are, almost without exception, small in size and always regard detailed questions or single writings. As for the titles, see A. L. Vervliet, Bibliographie de l’humanisme des Anciens Pays Bas, Brussels, 1972, and its sequel (above n. v. ‘Junius, Hadrianus’. The last extensive survey of Junius’ life and work is the Latin PhD thesis by P.

65–66 (ten or twelve volumes of poems); H. Junius, Epistolae, quibus accedit ejusdem vita et oratio de artium liberalium dignitate. Nunquam antea edita, Dordrecht, 1652, p. 254 (twenty volumes of poems); p. 492 (over twenty volumes of poems). 28 [A. ], Poëmatum Hadriani Iunii Hornani Medici Liber Primus continens Pia et Moralia carmina, quorum indicem post encomiastica carmina reperies. from erasmus to leiden 29 The letters underwent a slightly better fate. There are no signs that Junius had wanted to edit them himself.

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