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Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540–1609)

Scaliger, Joseph Justus (skal’i-jer). A French critic and classical scholar of great celebrity, son of J. C.; born in Agen, 1540; died at Leyden, 1609. He became one of the most learned men of his age, with a prodigious knowledge of classical antiquities and literature. Besides notes, criticisms, and essays on Catullus, Propertius, Virgil, Moschus, and other authors, he wrote: ‘The Emendation of Time’ (1583), a work on chronology and the calendar; ‘The Treasure of Time’ (1606), in which he rearranged the whole chronology of classical antiquity; etc.