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Casaubon

[ kuh-saw-buhn; French ka-zoh-bawn ]

noun

  1. I·saac [ahy, -z, uh, k, ee-, zak], 1559–1614, French classical scholar.


Casaubon

/ kazobɔ̃; kəˈsɔːbən /

noun

  1. CasaubonIsaac15591614MFrenchRELIGION: theologianHISTORY: classical scholar Isaac (izaak). 1559–1614, French Protestant theologian and classical scholar


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Maybe this is hope for authors: you can start out a Casaubon, but you have to become a Sebald.

Isaac Casaubon, a celebrated Swiss critic and theologian, died at London.

The fourth and fifth editions, which do not essentially differ, were published in 1587 and 1620, by Isaac Casaubon.

The Grecians, says Casaubon, had formerly done the same, in the persons of their petulant Satyrs.

And here it will be proper to give the definition of the Greek satyric poem from Casaubon, before I leave this subject.

But more particularly they were joined to the Atellane fables, says Casaubon; which were plays invented by the Osci.

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