Johann Georg Graevius (originally Grava or Greffe; 29 January 1632 – 11 January 1703) was a German classical scholar and critic. He was born in Naumburg, in the Electorate of Saxony. Graevius was originally intended for the law, but made the acquaintance of Johann Friedrich Gronovius during a casual visit to Deventer, under whose influence he abandoned jurisprudence for philology. He completed his studies under Daniel Heinsius at Leiden, and among others under the Protestant theologian David Blondel at Amsterdam. He also edited many of the writings of contemporary scholars.

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  • Johann Georg Graevius (originally Grava or Greffe; 29 January 1632 – 11 January 1703) was a German classical scholar and critic. He was born in Naumburg, in the Electorate of Saxony. Graevius was originally intended for the law, but made the acquaintance of Johann Friedrich Gronovius during a casual visit to Deventer, under whose influence he abandoned jurisprudence for philology. He completed his studies under Daniel Heinsius at Leiden, and among others under the Protestant theologian David Blondel at Amsterdam. During his residence in Amsterdam, under Blondel's influence he abandoned Lutheranism and joined the Reformed Church; and in 1656 he was called by the Elector of Brandenburg to the chair of rhetoric in the University of Duisburg. Two years afterwards, on the recommendation of Gronovius, he was chosen to succeed that scholar at Deventer; in 1662 he moved to the University of Utrecht, where he occupied first the chair of rhetoric, and in addition, from 1667 until his death, that of history and politics. Graevius enjoyed a very high reputation as a teacher, and his lecture-room was crowded by pupils, many of them of distinguished rank, from all parts of the world. He was visited by Lorenzo Magalotti and honoured with special recognition by Louis XIV, and was a particular favourite of William III of England, who made him historiographer royal. His two most important works are the Thesaurus antiquitatum Romanarum (1694–1699, in 12 volumes), and the Thesaurus antiquitatum et historiarum Italiae published after his death, and continued by the elder Pieter Burmann (1704–1725), although these have not always been looked upon favourably. His editions of the classics, although they marked a distinct advance in scholarship, are now for the most part superseded. They include Hesiod (1667), Lucian, Pseudosophista (1668), Justin, Historiae Philippicae (1669), Suetonius (1672), Catullus, Tibullus et Propertius (1680), and several of the works of Cicero, which are considered his best. He also edited many of the writings of contemporary scholars. Graevius died in Utrecht in 1703. (en)
  • Johann Georg Graevius (latinisiert aus Grava oder Greffe) (* 29. Januar 1632 in Naumburg (Saale); † 11. Januar 1703 in Utrecht) war ein deutscher klassischer Philologe und Textkritiker. (de)
  • Johann Georg Grævius, né le 29 janvier 1632 à (Naumbourg, Électorat de Saxe) et mort le 11 janvier 1703, était un philologue et critique allemand. (fr)
  • Johannes (of Joannes) Georgius Graevius (Naumburg (in Saksen), 29 januari 1632 – Utrecht, 10 januari 1703) was een Duits-Nederlands klassiek filoloog. Hij was hoogleraar in Duisburg, Deventer en van 1661 tot 1703 aan de Universiteit Utrecht. Daar was hij in 1667 en 1668 tevens rector magnificus. (nl)
  • Johannes Georgius Graevius (Johann Georg Graevius, Joannis Georgii Graevii) (* Naumburg, Saxônia, 29 de Janeiro de 1632 - Utrecht, 10 de Janeiro de 1703), foi um filólogo clássico holandês de origem alemã, professor em Duisburg, Deventer e na Universidade de Utrecht, onde também ocupou o cargo de reitor. (pt)
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  • Johann Georg Graevius (latinisiert aus Grava oder Greffe) (* 29. Januar 1632 in Naumburg (Saale); † 11. Januar 1703 in Utrecht) war ein deutscher klassischer Philologe und Textkritiker. (de)
  • Johann Georg Grævius, né le 29 janvier 1632 à (Naumbourg, Électorat de Saxe) et mort le 11 janvier 1703, était un philologue et critique allemand. (fr)
  • Johannes (of Joannes) Georgius Graevius (Naumburg (in Saksen), 29 januari 1632 – Utrecht, 10 januari 1703) was een Duits-Nederlands klassiek filoloog. Hij was hoogleraar in Duisburg, Deventer en van 1661 tot 1703 aan de Universiteit Utrecht. Daar was hij in 1667 en 1668 tevens rector magnificus. (nl)
  • Johannes Georgius Graevius (Johann Georg Graevius, Joannis Georgii Graevii) (* Naumburg, Saxônia, 29 de Janeiro de 1632 - Utrecht, 10 de Janeiro de 1703), foi um filólogo clássico holandês de origem alemã, professor em Duisburg, Deventer e na Universidade de Utrecht, onde também ocupou o cargo de reitor. (pt)
  • Johann Georg Graevius (originally Grava or Greffe; 29 January 1632 – 11 January 1703) was a German classical scholar and critic. He was born in Naumburg, in the Electorate of Saxony. Graevius was originally intended for the law, but made the acquaintance of Johann Friedrich Gronovius during a casual visit to Deventer, under whose influence he abandoned jurisprudence for philology. He completed his studies under Daniel Heinsius at Leiden, and among others under the Protestant theologian David Blondel at Amsterdam. He also edited many of the writings of contemporary scholars. (en)
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  • Johannes Georgius Graevius (pt)
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