KAZOBON Isaac (Casaubon Isaac)( French humanist and theologian, one of the founders of classical philology.)
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Biography KAZOBON Isaac (Casaubon Isaac)
Coming from a family of French Protestants, fleeing persecution in Switzerland, was born in Geneva on February 18, 1559. After studying in Geneva Academy, remained there as professor of Greek language from 1582 to 1596, when he moved to Montpellier, but in 1598 he was invited to the court. In 1600, on behalf of Henry IV took part in a debate held in Fontainebleau, Cardinal Jean Du Perron and head of the French Protestants F.Dyuplessi-Morne. Kazobon assumed Citation verify the accuracy of the church fathers in a treatise Duplessis-Mornц╘ against the Catholic Mass, followed by Protestant theologians have accused him of passing on the side of Catholicism. Meanwhile, the refusal Kazobona go to Catholicism did not give him the opportunity to take a chair at the Collц╗ge de France. After the assassination of Henry IV in 1610 Kazobon accepted an invitation to move to England, made by the Archbishop of Canterbury, and was received by King James I. However, the Puritans did not like his moderation, and Kazobonu had to share with their patrons, including King, the consequences of their growing unpopularity. Yet here he was free to practice your favorite thing, continuing to work on new editions of ancient authors. Died Kazobon died in London on 1 July 1614, buried in Westminster Abbey. Most famous work Kazobona - his Ateneo edition with extensive commentary (1600). He also issued Theophrastus (1592), Suetonius (1595), Persia (1605), Polybius (1609-1617, not completed), and many other ancient authors, commissioned by the bishops of the Anglican Church was a refutation of the capital of the Catholic Church Stories Ts Baronia. Diary Kazobona Ephemerides (published in 1850) contains valuable historical and biographical material.