Johann Christoph Wolf - Jacques-Philippe d'Orville - 1736-12-1

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Johann Christoph Wolf - Jacques-Philippe d'Orville - 1736-12-1
FINA IDUnique ID of the page  7252
InstitutionName of Institution. Oxford, Bodleian Library
InventoryInventory number. MS D’Orville 491 fol. 81-82
AuthorAuthor of the document. Johann Christoph Wolf
RecipientRecipient of the correspondence. Jacques-Philippe d'Orville
Correspondence dateDate when the correspondence was written: day - month - year . December 1, 1736
PlacePlace of publication of the book, composition of the document or institution. Hamburg 53° 32' 37.54" N, 10° 0' 35.68" E
Associated personsNames of Persons who are mentioned in the annotation. Johann Georg Graevius, Julius Carl Schläger, Nicolaas Heinsius, Antonio Magliabecchi
LiteratureReference to literature. Schläger 17361
KeywordNumismatic Keywords  greek, alexander the great, macedonia, correspondence
LanguageLanguage of the correspondence Latin
LinkLink to external information, e.g. Wikpedia con=commentary%20on%20a%20coin%20of%20Alexander%20the%20Great&baseurl=/forms/advanced&start=0&type=advanced&numFound=1
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Grand documentOriginal passage from the "Grand document".

-Lettre du 1 décembre 1736 (de Hambourg): In this very long packed letter inter alia he rejoices in O’s. effectual final humbling of Fauw in his (O’s.) «Vannus», leaving him not a leg to stand on. The Graevius correspondence, of which he has obtained an additional two volumes, contains letters of many scholars, e.g., Carpsovius, Menagius, Magliabecchi, Nic. Heinsius. ... He mentions Schlaegerus’ commentary on a coin of Alexander the Great, which he accompanied with a conspectus dealing with the inscriptions and coins. Schlaegerus, he goes on to say, failed to obtain the succession to Fabricius’ chair. (Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS D’Orville 491 fol. 81-82).


  1. ^  Schläger, Karl Julius (1736), Commentatio de nummo Alexandri Magni, cum summa raritate tum typo singulati conspicuo, et thesauri fridericiani ornamento maximo, Hamburg.