JUSTUS LIPSIUS [PROPERLY JOEST LIPS.]
\d͡ʒˈʌstəs lˈɪpsɪəs pɹˈɒpəli d͡ʒˈə͡ʊst lˈɪps], \dʒˈʌstəs lˈɪpsɪəs pɹˈɒpəli dʒˈəʊst lˈɪps], \dʒ_ˈʌ_s_t_ə_s l_ˈɪ_p_s_ɪ__ə_s__ p_ɹ_ˈɒ_p_ə_l_i dʒ_ˈəʊ_s_t l_ˈɪ_p_s]\
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A celebrated Dutch humanist; born at Overyssche, Belgium, Oct. 18, 1547; died at Louvain, March 23, 1606. His strength lay chiefly in the Latin historians and in Roman antiquities; his editions of Tacitus and of Seneca, with commentaries, were prepared with extreme care, and (especially Tacitus) finally determined the genuine text in all essential particulars. In addition he wrote 48 separate treatises and essays, among them: "The Amphitheatre" (1584); "On Politics" (1589); "The Cross" (1593); "The Military System of the Romans" (1595); "Vesta and the Vestal Virgins" (1603); "Introduction to the Stoic Philosophy" (1604); "Natural Philosophy of the Stoics" (1604).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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