Front cover image for Isaac Vossius (1618-1689), between science and scholarship

Isaac Vossius (1618-1689), between science and scholarship

This volume describes how Isaac Vossius (1618-1689) rose to fame in the fascinating world of seventeenth-century scholarship and science
eBook, English, 2012
Brill, Leiden, 2012
1 online resource
9789004233119, 9781280997846, 9786613769459, 9004233113, 1280997842, 6613769452
List of Abbreviations; List of Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction. The Challenger: Isaac Vossius and the European World of Learning; The French Connection: From Casaubon and Scaliger, via Saumaise, to Isaac Vossius; Isaac Vossius, Chronologer; Isaac Vossius and the Septuagint; In the Twilight Zone: Isaac Vossius and the Scientific Communities in France, England and the Dutch Republic; A View from the Mountaintop: The Development of Isaac Vossius' Optics, 1658-1666; In the Shadow of Jesuits: Isaac Vossius and Geography; Vossius' Chinese Utopia. Isaac Vossius, entre Philologie et PhilosophieManuscript Notes in Books from the Vossius Collection; Collecting the Ultimate Scholar's Library: The Bibliotheca Vossiana; Epilogue: Isaac Vossius in Context; Bibliography; Index