The Emancipation of Biblical Philology in the Dutch Republic, 1590-1670

ISBN : 9780198803935

Dirk van Miert
352 Pages
153 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jul 2018
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A study of the school of biblical scholarship established by Joseph Scaliger in the Dutch Republic in the period 1590-1670.


Introduction: Biblical Philology in the Sixteenth Century
1 Joseph Scaliger: The Power of Philology (1590-1609)
2 Biblical Philology: Nothing Radical (1609-1619)
3 Mobilizing Biblical Philology: The States' Translation (1619-1637)
4 The Biblical Philology of Daniel Heinsius (1619-1640)
5 Grotius's Annotationes on the Bible (1619-1645)
6 Claude Saumaise and the 'Hairy War' (1640-1650)
7 Radical Philology: Isaac de La Peyrere (1643-1660)
8 On the Eve of Spinoza: The Rise of Biblical Philology (1650-1670)
Conclusion: The Emancipation of Biblical Philology (1590-1670)

About the author: 

Dirk van Miert is Assistant Professor of Early Modern Cultural History at Utrecht University and specializes in the history of knowledge, with particular focus on the Republic of Letters. He obtained his doctorate at the University of Amsterdam in 2004 and held long-term postdoctoral fellowships at the Warburg Institute, University of London; the Huygens Institute for the History of the Netherlands, Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Science; and the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies of Utrecht University.

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