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4 The river Loire.
3 Perugia in Italy.
2 Albertus Magnus, a Swabian scholar and writer.
5 Ferrara, in Italy, near the river Po. 6 Pavia, on the river Ticino in Italy.
7 Pisa, on the river Arno. 8 Prague. 9 Cologne.
12 The zodiac sign Sagittarius, which the sun enters about 20th November. 14 Constance, where the steadfast reformer, Huss, was burnt, VOL. XXII.
The sun enters the "sign" Cancer about 20th June. This Gerson was the French theologian, Chancellor of the University of Paris, the supposed writer of the “De imitatione Christi."
Griefswald, in Prussia.
5 Lorenzo Valla, an Italian writer. The sun enters the "sign" Scorpio about 20th October. Konigsberg. A German philosopher whose name is further Latinized as "Ruricola"; his real name was Huysmann. 10 Eboanus Hessus, a German poet. This chronogram marks a date by some astronomical allusion. 11 Basle, on the Rhine. 14 Bretta, or Bretheim, in the Palatinate.
Joannis Brentii natalis, 1499.
Academia Francofurdensis ad Viadrum,3 1506.
Joannis Stigelii ortus, 1516.
PHOEBÆA ASPERA HYAS LVCE VBI TECTA LATET.
Christophori Longolii mors, 1522.
1 The precise date is marked by the arrival of the sun at the body of the sign Cancer, June-July.
4 Meaning the sign Gemini, the twins, which the sun enters about May 20.
5 The fiery sun is here supposed to meet the cold star in Libra, some day in September or October. 6 A German divine. 7 An Italian physician and philologist.
Thomas Linacre, physician to Henry VIII., of England.
• Peter Mosellanus, a German philologist.
10 Gaspar Peucer, a German mathematician, was born in 1525; the chronogram makes 1529. The day and month are obscurely marked by an astronomical allusion.
Euritii Cordi obitus, 1538.
Hieronymi Aleandri mors, 1542.
Joannis Eckii mors, 1543.
1 Albert Dürer died in 1528.
2 Wilibald Pirkheimer, a German scholar and author; the name varied perhaps by local pronunciation. A Swiss mathematician; the date is marked by the sun entering the sign Pisces, about February 20. Marburg in Germany. 5 The river Lahn. • Ulrich Zase, a Swiss jurist.
? Strasburg. This chronogram seems to be wrong-it makes 1528. 8 Copenhagen.
9 Guillaume Budé, a French writer.
10 Simon Grynæus, a German theologian, died at Basle on the Rhine.
11 Gasparo Contarini, Italian cardinal, statesman and legate.
12 Jerome Aleandre, French Hellenist, cardinal, Archbishop of Brindes.
13 Johann Eckius, Chancellor of the University of Ingolstadt, opponent of Luther.
Academiæ Regiomontanæ,1 1544.
CORDVS3 VBI PRÆSTANS FATO EST SVBLATVS AVARO,
Martini Lutheri obitus, 1545.
Paulli Fagii mors, 1550.
Andreæ Alciati mors, 1550.
Academiæ Jenensis, 1550.
1 Konigsberg. 2 The river Pregel. 3 Valerius Cordus, German physician and botanist. Peter Bembo, cardinal, historian, and poet. 5 Gaspar Creutziger, German Protestant theologian. Paul Fagius, the Latin of his name Bucheim, Lutheran promoter of the reformation at Cambridge. 7 Andrea Alceati, Italian jurist, scholar, and writer. Andreas Osiander, German Lutheran divine. 11 Johann Æpinus, German theologian and reformer.
Martin Bucer, German reformer and writer. 10 Caspar Hedio, German reformer and writer.
12 German mathematician and astronomer.