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The river Loire.
2 Albertus Magnus, a Swabian scholar and writer.
3 Perugia in Italy.
5 Ferrara, in Italy, near the river Po. 6 Pavia, on the river Ticino in Italy. 10 Erfurt, in Thuringia. 11 Cracow.
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.
EX TENEBRIS SECLI PIVS IVIT AD ASTRA PHILELPHVS,
Academiæ Griveswaldensis, 1457.
ALTA SVIS SVRGIT QVA GRIVESVVALDIA TECTIS,
Laurentii Vallæ obitus, 1457.
EXIGVE CVMVLO VALLA EST HIC PRESSVS ARENÆ;
Academiæ Ingolstadiensis, 1472.
Joannis Molitoris Regiomontani,7 1476.
ATRIA TVBINGÆ3 SVNT CLARE LOCATA MINERVÆ,
Martinus Lutherus nascitur, 1483.
PONE SEQVENS NONAS CELO ORTA EST QUINTA NOVEMBRIS
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." 5 Lorenzo Valla, an Italian writer. 7 Konigsberg.
Griefswald, in Prussia.
The sun enters the "sign" Scorpio about 20th October. 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. 1 Bretta, or Bretheim, in the Palatinate.
Joannis Brentii natalis, 1499.
EXIT VT AËRIAS IN LVCIS BRENTIVS oras,
PER CANCRI1 IMPEGIT VISCERE PHOEBVS EQVOS.
EST CREATVS CLARA CAMERARIVS VRBE PABERGA,2
ALBICOLA FERTVR PHOEBO FRIDERICVS IN VRBE
Jacobi Micylli natalis, 1503.
TE VATES NASCI VOLVERVNT FATA MICYLLI,
Academia Francofurdensis ad Viadrum,3 1506.
ARX VIADRI FLAVAS PROPE AQVAS EST STRVCTA DEABVS,
PROTVLIT IN LVCEM GENITRIX TE CLARE STIGELI,
Georgii Fabricii, Chemnic: mors, 1516.
PEGASEIS ORERIS FABRICI GRATE CAMŒNIS,
PHŒBÆA ASPERA HYAS LVCE VBI TEСta Latet.
Christophori Longolii mors, 1522.
OCCIDIT EVGANEIS LETHO LONGOLIVS ORIS,
Ulrici Hutteni mors, 1523.
IGNIFER IN TEPIDO FVLSIT SOL SYDERE LIBRÆ,"
Victorini Strigelii natalis, 1524.
Thomæ Linacri mors, 1524.
PEVCERE,10 AERIÆ CONTINGIS LVMINA VITÆ,
1 The precise date is marked by the arrival of the sun at the body of the sign Cancer, June-July.
⚫ Meaning the sign Gemini, the twins, which the sun enters about May 20.
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.
8 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.
Grate gregI, CORDE, AONIO TE FATA TVLervnt,
DOCTIS COLLAPSA EST SCHOLA RESTAVRATA DEABVS
LVCE MINVS QVINTA OCTOBRIS SVA FATA PEREGIT
Guilhelmi Budæi mors, 1540.
OCCVBVIT CLARVS FATO BVDÆVS9 INIQVO,
Simonis Grynæi mors, 1541.
GRYNÆÆ10 ES DVro resoLVTVS CARCERE CARNIS,
FATA DECVS LATII VT FERS CONTARENE" SENATVS,
Hieronymi Aleandri mors, 1542.
SEPTENOS NOVIES ALEANDER12 CLAVSIT VBI ANNOS,
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. 6 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.