See also:nephew of the above, was
See also:born at Amsterdam on the 13th of
See also:October 1714 . He was brought up by his
See also:uncle in
See also:Leiden, and afterwards studied
See also:law and
See also:philology under C . A .
See also:Duker and
See also:Arnold von
See also:Drakenborch at Utrecht . In 1735 he was appointed
See also:professor of eloquence and
See also:history at
See also:Franeker, with which the
See also:chair of
See also:poetry was combined in 1741 . In the following
See also:year he
See also:left Franeker for Amsterdam to become professor of history and philology at the
See also:Athenaeum . He was subsequently professor of poetry (1744), general librarian (1752), and inspector of the gymnasium (1753) . In 1777 he retired, and died on the 24th of
See also:June 1778 at Sandhorst, near Amsterdam . He resembled his more famous uncle in the manner and direction of his studies, and in his violent disposition, which involved him in quarrels with contemporaries, notably Saxe and
See also:Klotz . He was a man of extensive learning, and had a
See also:talent for Latin poetry . His most valuable
See also:works are: Anthologia Veterum Latinorum Epigrammatum et Poematum (1759–1773) ; Aristophanis comoediae Novem (176o) ; Rhetorica ad Herennium (1761) . He completed the
See also:editions of Virgil (1746)and Claudian (176o), which had been left unfinished by his uncle, and commenced an edition of
See also:Propertius, one of his best works, which was only
See also:half printed at the
See also:time of his
See also:death .
It was completed by L.
See also:van Santen and published in 1780 .
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