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Gerardus Johannes Vossius (1577–1649)

Vossius, Gerardus Johannes (Gerhard Johann Vosor Voss) (vosh’ius). A celebrated Dutch philologist; born near Heidelberg, 1577; died at Amsterdam, March 17, 1649. Among his writings are: ‘Essays on Rhetoric; or, The Institutes of Oratory,’ his greatest work (1606); ‘The Greek Historians’ (1624); ‘The Latin Historians’ (1627); ‘Aristarchus; or, On the Art of Grammar’ (1635); ‘Of Errors of Speech and Latino-Barbarous Terms’ (1640); ‘Heathen Theology’ (1642); ‘The Times of the Ancient Poets’ (1654); ‘Etymology of the Latin Language’ (1662). The ‘Correspondence of Vossius with Eminent Men’ was published in 1691.