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Lipsius, Justus [Lips, Joest]locked

(b Overijse, Oct 18, 1547; d Leuven, March 23, 1606).
  • Jill Kraye

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Flemish humanist and philosopher. After studying at Leuven and travelling to Italy, Lipsius taught at Lutheran Jena, Calvinist Leiden and Catholic Leuven, changing his religious affiliation accordingly. As well as his editions of Tacitus and Seneca, his treatises on Stoic philosophy and his influential works on politics, he produced a series of antiquarian tracts, including ...

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