Hieronymus de Bosch

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For the painter see Hieronymus Bosch (1450–1516)

Hieronymus de Bosch or Jeronimo De Bosch (1740-1811)

Hieronymus de Bosch or Jeronimo de Bosch (23 March 1740, Amsterdam – 1 June 1811, Leiden) was a Latin poet and notable scholar from the Netherlands. He wrote several books, the most important of which was the "Anthologia Graeca", containing the Anthology of Planudes with Latin translation.[1][2]

He was a member of Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen from 1776, a member of Maatschappij der Nederlandsche Letterkunde from 1780, a member of Zeeuwsch Genootschap der Wetenschappen from 1793, and a member of the Maatschappij ter bevordering van de Landbouw. In 1808 he was asked by Louis Bonaparte to be a member of the committee for the formation of the Koninklijk Instituut along with Martinus van Marum, Jean Henri van Swinden, and Martinus Stuart.[3] His sister married the Haarlem minister and librarian Abraham de Vries.

Works[edit]

His works were:[4]

He was the grandfather of the Dutch politician Jeronimo de Bosch Kemper through his daughter, who married Joan Melchior Kemper.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Bosch, Hieronymus van". L'Enciclopedia Italiana. Treccani. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  2. ^ George Ripley; Charles A. Dana (1873). "The American Cyclopaedia". D. Appleton And Company. Retrieved 10 December 2011. 
  3. ^ KNAW website
  4. ^ "Bosch, Jeronimo de (1740 - 1811)". CERL Thesaurus. Retrieved December 10, 2011.