Humanists and humanism in Amsterdam catologue of an exhibition in the Trippenhuis, Amsterdam, Aug. 20-25, 1973 by Universiteit van Amsterdam.

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  • Vossius, Gerhardus Joannes, -- 1577-1649.,
  • Baerle, Caspar van, -- 1584-1648.,
  • Humanism.

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Statementorganized by the library of the University of Amsterdam and the Institute of Neophilology and Neo-Latin in the University of Amsterdam.
The Physical Object
Pagination80 p. :
Number of Pages80
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21376996M
ISBN 109061250021
OCLC/WorldCa1692089

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