PETRUS VAN LIMBURG-BROUWER
\pˈɛtɹəs vˈan lˈɪmbɜːɡbɹˈa͡ʊwə], \pˈɛtɹəs vˈan lˈɪmbɜːɡbɹˈaʊwə], \p_ˈɛ_t_ɹ_ə_s v_ˈa_n l_ˈɪ_m_b_ɜː_ɡ_b_ɹ_ˈaʊ_w_ə]\
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A Dutch scholar; born at Dordrecht, Sept. 30, 1795; died at Groningen, June 21, 1847. He wrote "History of the Moral and Religious Civilization of the Greeks" (3 vols., 1833-42), still highly valued; two fine historical novels with the scene laid in ancient Greece,-"Charicles and Euphorion" (1831), and "Diophanes" (1838); and a novel relating to his own time, "The Reading Society" (1847).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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