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André Schott (Andreas Schottus) (1552–1629) was a Belgian academic, linguist, translator and editor. Born in Antwerp, he joined the Society of Jesus in 1586.

He was educated in Louvain, where he was a pupil of Cornelius Valerius [1], Douai and Paris; and taught in Saragossa and Toledo. After becoming a Jesuit he taught Greek in Rome and Antwerp. He corresponded with Ortelius and Isaac Casaubon. Schott died in Rome in 1629.

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Editions Schottus was responsible for

  • Aurelius Victor (1577)
  • Origo gentis romanae,[2] (1579) manuscript from Theodore Poelmann, printed with De Viris illustribus Urbis Romae, De Caesaribus, De Vita et Mortis Imperatorum Romanorum[3]
  • De situ orbis spicelegio auctus of Pomponius Mela (Antwerp 1582)
  • Tabulae rei nummariae Romanorum Graecorumque (1605)
  • Seneca the rhetorician (1607)
  • Commentarius in Aemilium Probum (1609) commentary on Aemilius Probus
  • Photii bibliotheca graeco-latina (1611)
  • Proverbs of Diogenianus (1612)
  • Chrestomathy of Proclus (1615)
  • In Ciceronem Annotationes: Quibus lectiora eiusdem carmina accedunt of Carolus Langus (Carl Lange)
  • Antonini Augusti Provinciarum

Schottus' own works

  • Hispania illustrata (1604)
  • Annotationum Spicilegium
  • Adagia sive Proverbia Graecorum (Antwerp, 1612)
  • Adagia sacra Novi Testamenti (1612)

Notes and references

  • F.-N.-J.-G. Baguet (1848), Notice biographique et littéraire sur André Schott (Andreas Schottius), Bruxelles, Hayez

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