Cornelis Schrevel

Cornelis Schrevel (bapt. 13 April 1608 – 1664) was a Dutch physician and scholar.

Schrevel was born in Haarlem. He studied medicine at Leiden University and replaced his father Theodorus Schrevelius as head of the college faculty at Leiden in 1642. He published a Latin-Greek lexicon and edited many classical authors, including an edition of Curtius Rufus owned by Thomas Jefferson. He died in Leiden.

Cornelis Schrevel.

The Lexicon ran to scores of editions in half-a-dozen languages, to the early nineteenth century; an expansion of 1663 was edited by Joseph Hill.


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