Dutch scholarship - 1600s

Steven Avery

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Notes here with information from:

Dirk van Miert, author of:
The Emancipation of Biblical Philology in the Dutch Republic, 1590-1670, Oxford 2018

Book is up to 1670, so not with Haak, Wittichius, Trigland, Nolet

States Translation
Grotius
Joseph Scaliger, Franciscus Gomarus, Daniel Heinsius, Claudius Salmasius, Isaac Vossius... not all of these wrote about the CJ,
Gomarus was also an extremely capable philologist.

My main warning in the book is that philology was not the prerequisite of Arminians or liberal thinkers or radical philosophers -
The States Translators, Gomarus, Grotius, Spinoza: they all used philology to back up their own theological and philosophical positions.
Jonathan Israel says:
Spinoza was a game changer, he did not invent biblical philology - he wasn't even very good at it (see Anthony Grafton, Piet Steenbakkers, etc.).





MOVE TO 1700s

Christopher Wittichius (German-born Dutch)
https://books.google.com/books?id=CDdbAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA219

Jacobuis Trigland (in Grantleys bibliography)
http://books.google.com/books?id=lONDAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA67

Jacobus Nolet -
1695 dissertation on the heavenly witnesses
https://books.google.com/books?id=Du_rPQAACAAJ
 

Steven Avery

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States Translation
Elzevir
Haak
Grotius

Joseph Scaliger,
Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540–1609)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Justus_Scaliger
Letis explains fathers opposition to Erasmus bastard writing
Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484-1558)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julius_Caesar_Scaliger

In 1637, when the doubts of Scaliger and Heinsius as to the purity of the Greek of the New Testament prompted the rector of Hamburg to introduce the study of classical authors, any reflection on the style of the Greek Testament was bitterly resented.
https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Page:EB1911_-_Volume_06.djvu/475

Franciscus Gomarus - (1563-1641) extremely capable philologist.
http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franciscus_Gomarus

Daniel Heinsius
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daniel_Heinsius

Claudius Salmasius

Isaac Vossius (1618-1689)

... not all of these wrote about the CJ,
 
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