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  1. I’m not sure, but this Scaliger is probably the philologist Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540-1609). If I’m right, his father was Julius Caesar Scaliger (1484-1558), an Italian scholar and physician. The last of these two Scaligers was the author of the Exotericarum exercitationum (1557). Do you know if there is a translation into any modern language (e.g., English, Spanish, French)? In Las zahúrdas de Plutón (1631), Quevedo mentioned this book in Spanish as Ejercitaciones (or Exercitaciones).

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