Caspar Schoppe (May 27, 1576 – November 19, 1649) was a German controversialist and scholar. Events 927 - Simeon the Great, Tsar of Bulgaria, dies 1120 - Richard III of Capua is anointed Events 1095 - The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land Germany, officially the Federal Republic of Germany ( ˈbʊndəsʁepuˌbliːk ˈdɔʏtʃlant is a Country in Central Europe.
He was born at Neumarkt in the upper Palatinate and studied at several German universities. Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz is the capital of the Neumarkt district in the administrative region of the Upper Palatinate, in Bavaria, Germany. The Upper Palatinate (German Oberpfalz) is one of the seven administrative regions of Bavaria, Germany, located in the east of Bavaria Having converted to Roman Catholicism in about 1599, he obtained the favour of Pope Clement VIII, and distinguished himself by the virulence of his writings against the Protestants. Not to be confused with Antipope Clement VIII. Pope Clement VIII ( February 24, 1536 &ndash March 3, 1605 Protestantism refers to the forms of Christian faith and practice that originated in the 16th century Protestant Reformation. He became involved in a controversy with Joseph Justus Scaliger, formerly his intimate friend, and others; wrote Ecclesiasticus auctoritati Jacobi regis oppositus (1611), an attack upon James I of England; and in Classicum belli sacri (1619) urged the Catholic princes to wage war upon the Protestants. Joseph Justus Scaliger ( August 5 1540 &ndash January 21 1609) was a French religious leader and scholar known for expanding the James VI and I (19 June 1566 – 27 March 1625 was King of Scotland as James VI, and King of England and King of Ireland as James In about 1607, Schoppe entered the service of Ferdinand, archduke of Styria, afterwards Ferdinand II, Holy Roman Emperor, who found him very useful in rebutting the arguments of the Protestants, and who sent him on several diplomatic errands. Ferdinand II Holy Roman Emperor ( July 9, 1578 &ndash February 15, 1637) of the House of Habsburg, reigned as Ferdinand II According to Pierre Bayle, he was almost killed by some Englishmen at Madrid in 1614, and again fearing for his life he left Germany for Italy in 1617, afterwards taking part in an attack upon the Jesuits. Pierre Bayle ( November 18, 1647 December 28, 1706) was a French Philosopher and writer Madrid (pronounced in English in Spanish and colloquially in Spain) is the Capital and largest city of Spain. The Society of Jesus ( Latin: Societas Iesu, SJ and SI or SJ, SI) is a Catholic religious order
Schoppe, as the long list of his writings shows, knew also something of grammar and philosophy, and had an excellent acquaintance with Latin. Grammar is the field of Linguistics that covers the Rules governing the use of any given natural language. Philosophy is the study of general problems concerning matters such as existence knowledge truth beauty justice validity mind and language Latin ( lingua Latīna, laˈtiːna is an Italic language, historically spoken in Latium and Ancient Rome. His chief work is, perhaps, his Grammatica philosophica (Milan, 1628). Schoppe died at Padua on November 19, 1649. Padua ( Padova 'padova Latin: Patavium, Padoa) is a city in the Veneto, northern Italy. Events 1095 - The Council of Clermont, called by Pope Urban II to discuss sending the First Crusade to the Holy Land In his Life of Sir Henry Wotton Izaak Walton, calling him Jasper Scioppius, refers to Schoppe as "a man of a restless spirit and a malicious pen. Henry Wotton may also refer to Lord Henry Wotton, a fictional character Sir Henry Wotton (1568 - December 1639 was an English Author Izaak Walton ( August 9, 1593 - December 15, 1683) was an English writer, author of The Compleat Angler. " More recent material appears in Wotton And His Worlds by Gerald Curzon (2004): see .
Besides the works already noticed, he wrote:
For a fuller list of his writings see J. P. Nicéron Mémoires, (1727–1745). Jean-Pierre Nicéron ( 11 March[[ 685]] - 8 July 1738) was a French lexicographer See also C Nisard, Les Gladiateurs de la république des lettres (Paris. 1860).