SCRIVERIUS, Petrus


SCRIVERIUS, Petrus
(1576–1660)
   Historian. Scriverius worked as a private scholar in Leiden. Among his correspondents were his torians such as Janus Dousa, Johannes Meursius, and Johannes Pontanus. He was mainly an antiquarian collector and a critical edi tor of texts, both classical and Dutch. Scriverius also promoted Dutch poetry. His most famous publication was Batavia illustrata (1611), a collection of authors on “Batavian,” that is, Dutch, history.
   See also Historiography.

Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands. . 2012.

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