Joseph Jus·tus [juhs-tuhs], /ˈdʒʌs təs/, 1540–1609, French scholar and critic.
his father, Julius Caesar, 1484–1558, Italian scholar, philosopher, and critic in France.
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How to use Scaliger in a sentence
Prisca omnium familiarum Scaliger stirpis insignia sunt, aut Scala singularis, aut Canes utrinque scal innitentes.
Scaliger said he learned Homer in twelve days, and all the Greek poets in four months.
Scaliger made a very high encomium on the young author in some fine verses which are much to Grotius' honour.
Scaliger, M. de Thou, and Lipsius, speak of this edition with the highest praise.
Public fame gave it at first to Scaliger because he was considered as the greatest poet of that time.
British Dictionary definitions for Scaliger
Joseph Justus (ˈdʒʌstəs). 1540–1609, French scholar, who revolutionized the study of ancient chronology by his work De Emendatione temporum (1583)
his father, Julius Caesar. 1484–1558, Italian classical scholar, and writer on biology and medicine
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