USUALLY STYLED VOSSIUS GERHARD JOHANN VOSS
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A celebrated Dutch philologist; born near Heidelberg 1577; died at Amsterdam, March 17, 1649. In certain departments of archaeophilology he made valuable original researches; and he was the first to indicate the historical evolution of the Latin language. 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.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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