André Schott

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André Schott (in Latin Andreas Schottus; 12 September 1552 – 23 January 1629) was a Jesuit priest of the Duchy of Brabant, academic, linguist, translator and editor.

Born in Antwerp (in the Seventeen Provinces of the Low Countries) he studied at the Collegium Trilingue of Louvain, where he was a pupil of the Latinist Cornelius Valerius,[1] Douai and Paris; and taught in Zaragoza and Toledo.

After entering the Society of Jesus in 1586 he taught Greek in Rome and Antwerp. He corresponded with Ortelius, Isaac Casaubon, and Hugo Grotius.[2] André Schott died in Antwerp in 1629.

Editions Schottus was responsible for[edit]

Schottus' own works[edit]

  • Hispania illustrata 1604
  • Annotationum Spicilegium
  • Adagia sive Proverbia Graecorum Antwerp, 1612
  • Adagia sacra Novi Testamenti 1612
  • Observationum Humanarum libri V Hanoviae, 1615

Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Sandys, II, p. 305
  2. ^ Guillaume H.M. Posthumus Meyjes (ed.), Hugo Grotius, Meletius sive De iis quae inter Christianos conveniunt Epistola: Critical Edition with Translation, Commentary and Introduction, Brill 1988, p. 33, n. 67
  3. ^ Anonymous, Origo Gentis Romanae: The Origin of the Roman People (2004). Preface.
  4. ^ Smith, Dictionary of Greek and Roman Biography and Mythology, v. 3, page 1255
  • F.-N.-J.-G. Baguet (1848), Notice biographique et littéraire sur André Schott (Andreas Schottius), Bruxelles, Hayez

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