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Galli (Roberti) Liber trium Virorum, Parisiis,
1513, fol. Lib. rar.

De Sanctorum Martyrum Cruciatibus Ant. Gal-
loni Liber, quo potissimum instrumenta et moda
quibus iidem Christi Martyres olim torquebantur,
accuratissime tabellis expressa describuntur, Romae,
ex Typogr. Oratorii, 1594, 4to. cum figuris. This
work was originally published in Italian with the
following title, Trattato degli Jnstrumenti di Mar-
tirio, Boma y 1591, 4to. This Edition is very valu-
able on account of the designs of Tempesta with
which it is adorned. The above Latin translation is
the best of this work; all others are of small value.

Gallucii (Angeli) Commentarii de Beilo Bel-
gico ab anno 1593, ad inducias anni 1609, Roma?,
1671, 2 vols. fol.

Gallus {Cornelius.) See vol. 2. p. 160.

Galtheri {PhilippiJ Alexandreidos, Libri de-
cern, Lugd. Granjon. 1558, 4to. Editio singularis
typis cursivis imprcssa.

Solcnnis et Aurea Lectura Angeli de Gambicli-

G A 285

ONifcus de Arctio super titulo de actionibus instituti-
onum, Tholosae, 1480, fol. Goth.

Ang. de Game. Tractatus de Criminibus, seu de
Maleficiis, Paris, per Martinum, Udalrkum et Mi-
chaelcm, 1476.

Gambarelli (August.) Observations in Tcrcn~
tium, sive voces ejus et locutiones, una cum conjunc-
tis oppositis et Epithetis Alphabeti ordine descripta,
Bergorai, 1597, 8vo. Lib. rariss.

Gariel [Petri) Series Praesulum Magalonen-
sium et Montispeliensium, ab anno 45 1 ad annum
1665, Tolosa?, 1665. The second is the best Edi-

Garmanni (L. Christ. F.) De Miraculis Mortu-
orum, Libri ties ; cum prajmissa dissertatione de
cadavere et miraculis in genere, Diesdae. 1709, 4to.

Gartleri (Nic.J Origines Mundi, Amst. 1708,
4to. Very rare.

Gasparini Epistolarum Liber in Parisiorum Sor-
bona, per Mich. Friburger, Ulr. Gering, et Mart,
Crantz, absque anni nota, 4to. Ikas is supposed to
have been one of the first books printed in France,
and to have been executed about 1470.

Gassendi (Petri) Opera omnia, Lugd. 1658,6
vols. fol. Not much esteemed at present.

Peter Gassendi, well known as a philosopher, was
born at Chantersier in 1592, and was professor royal
of mathematics in Paris. He died in 1655.

Gastaldi (Hieron.) De Avertenda et Profligan-
da Peste Tractatus, Politico-Legalis ; cum llguris.
Bonon. 1684, fol.

286 G A

Dc Virginitatis Custodia, auctore Gastio. Basil.
1543, 12mo.

Marci Aurelii de Rebus suis, Gr. ct Lat. cum
Commentariis, et ex Edltione Thoma Gatakeri.
Lond. 1707, 4to.

Thoma Gatakeri Opera Critica, Traj. ad
Rhen. Halma, 1698, 2 vol. fol. 12s. 6d.

Jacobi Galzii Silenus Alcibiadis, sive Proteus
humans Vita? idearn, Emblemate trifariam variatd
occulis subjiciens. Arast. 4to. cum fig.

S. Gaudentii Sermones cum Ramperti et Adel-
manni Opusculis, a Paulo Galeardo, 4to. Patav.
Cominus, 1720. A beautiful and scarce Edition.

ab eodem, 4to. Aug. Vindel. 1757.

Philastrii Gaudentii, Ramperti et Adelmanni
Opuscula, jussu Card. Ang. Quirini illustrati, fol.
Brixia?, 1738.

St. Gaudentius was bishop of Bressia in Italy, and
flourished about A. D. 386. See the Antiques Mu-
sics Scriptores.

Gauterius- Cancellarius. -Among the writers
in the Gesta Dei per Francos. See Bongarsius.

Luc^e Gaurici Geophonensis Episcopi, Tractatus
de Otio liberali ; accedit aureus liber de illustribus
Poetarum auctoritatibus. Romas, 1557, 4to. Liber

Opera, Basil. 1575, 3 vol. fol.

Luke Gauric was a famous astrologer, highly in
favour with Julius II. Leo X. Clement VII. and
Paul III. He died at Rome in 1559, aged 82 years.

Thcodori Gaz^: Introductionis Grammatical, libri

G E 287

iv. et alia, Gr. fol. Venet. Aid, 1495. Edit, princeps. '
41. 4s. and 5l. 5s.

T. Gazje Introd. et Opusculum de Mensibus;
Georgii Lecapeni de Constructione Verborum, Gr.
8vo. Florent. Junt. 1515, 1520.

Gr. et Lat. 8vo. Basil. 1521, 1529, 1538,


et alia cum Manuele Moscoputo de Con-
structione Nominum et Verborum ac Prosodia, Gr.
8vo. Venet. Aid. 1525.

=- et alia, cum Hephautione de Metris, Gr.
8vo. Florent. Junta, 1526.

Gr. et Lat. 8vo. Paris. Wechel. 1536.

Theodore Gaza was one of those learned Greeks,
who transplanted the Grecian arts into Italy, after the
taking of Constantinople in 1453. He was originally
of Thessalonica. Cardinal Bessarion befriended him
much, and procured him a benefice in Calabria. He
died at Rome in 1475, aged 80 years. His Gram-
mar is highly spoken of by critics; and perhaps
they are the only persons who can profit by it ; as it
is certainly too obscure for beginners.

JEnei Gazei de Immortalitate Animas, et Morta-
litate Universi, a Caspare Barikio, Gr. et Lat. 4to.
Lips. 1655. JEneas Gaz<em flourished about A. D.
490, under Zeno Isaurias.

Gellii (Auli) Noctes Attica?, Marco Scaramu-
crno Palutiolo, fol. Brixia?, Boninus de Boninis de
Ragusia, 1485.

a Phil. Beroaldo, fol. Venet. Jo. Tacui-

nus, 1509.

288 G E

Aul. Gell. cum Scholiis Jodoc. Badil, et Notis
Maseru, fol. Paris. Badino, 1519.
. fol. Colon. Euch. Cetukornus, 1526.

Svo. Colon. Gymnkus, 1533, 1537, 1549.

Svo. Lugduni, Seb. Gryph. 1534, 1539,

1542, 1546, 1550, &c.

r- ab JEgidio Maserio, et Peiro Moscllano,

foi. Paris. 1536.

ex recens. Ilenr. Stej&'. cum Not. varior.

Svo. Geneva, 1609. A valuable Edition, and more
correct than that published by Stephens himself.

a Jo. Frid. Gronovio, 12mo. Almstelod.

Elzev. 1651, 1665. The fust of these Editions is
very correct.

8vo. maj. Biponti, 17S4, 2 vols. A good


For all other Editions of this author, see Aulus in
vol. 1.

Gemistus (G. Pletho) De iis qua? post Pugnam
ad Mantinaeani gesta sunt. With llcrodian. Ven.
Aid. 1503, fol. and with Xenophon, printed by Al-
dus in the same year.

de Rebus Peloponnesiacis et de Virtu-

tibus, a Guil. Canteroy Gr. et Lat. fol. Antv. 1575.
With Stobaus.

In the Vitae et Mortis Compendium,

Gr. et Lat. Svo. Basil. 1586.

In Oracula Zoroastins Scholia Graece,

in Mich. Maittaire Miscell. Graecorum Carmina,
Lond. 1722, 4to. p. 134.

De Virtutibus Libellus, ex Interpreta-

G E 23

tione Adolphi Occont's, recensuit Edvardus Fawco-
ner, Portionista cum Aristotele de virtutibus et vitiis,
Oxon. 1752, 8vo. p. 47101.

George Gemistus Pleiho, was a Greek Platonian.
philosopher, who took refuge in Florence after
the taking of Constantinople by the Turks. He
assisted at the Council of Florence in 1438, and
distinguished himself much by the extent of his
knowledge and his prudent conduct. It is said he
was nearly 100 years old when he died. He is au-
thor of a Commentai*y en the magical oracles o/Zo-
roaster, Gr. et Lat. Paris, 1599, 8vo. A treatise, in
which a great depth of erudition is displayed. He
had a profound acquaintance with Grecian history,
as is sufficiently evident in his treatise concerning the,
events which succeeded the battle of Manthtea. He
Jeft.also a treatise on the differencebetween Plato and
Aristotle, Paris. 1541, 8vo.

Gemmje Antiqua? Celatas par Picart> et Com-
ment, illustravit De Stbsck, Lat. et Fr. fol. Amstcl.
1724. A beautiful and very useful work for those
who study Antiques.

Antiquas Ant. Marc. Zanetti, Notis Gorii,

Venet. 1750, fol.

Geometry {Jo.) Hymni 5 in B. Dei-param, a
Frid. Morellio, Gr. et Lat. 8vo. Par. 1591.

Genesius (Josephus) et Alii, Gr. et Lat. fol. VeH.
1733. In the Byzantine Collection, ll. 4s.

Gennadii Patriarchs Constantinopolitani, et
Sanctas cum eo congregate Synodi, ad Sanctissimos
omnes Metropolitanos, et ad Papam urbis Rom*e

290 G E

Epistola encyclica, Graecc et Latine, in Guil. Beve~
rigii Pandect. Canon. Tom. 2, Pars. 1, Oxon, 1672,
fol. p. 181.

Gennadlus was at first called Georgius Scholar is ;
he was made patriarch of Constantinople after it
was taken by the Turks in 1453, and was invested
with that office by Mahomet II. who, after the cus-
tom of the Greek emperors, put the pastoral staff
in his hand : but seeing the troubles increase, he ab-
dicated in 1458, and retired to a monastery in Ma-
cedonia, where he died about A. D. 1460. He is
allowed to have been one of the most learned Greeks
in the 15th century. Previous to the taking of Con-
stantinople he was judge-general of the Greeks, se-
tary to the Emperor, and his preacher in ordinary.

Gensii (Jac.J Victimae Humans Gentilium ;
Opus complcctens modos, ceremonias, et tempora
quibus olim homines Diis suis immolabant, ethuma-
nam sanguinem libabant, Groningaj, 1677, 12mo.

Geographi Antiqui Mmores, Oxonia?, 2 vols.
8vo. 1792, ll. Is. See Collections, vol. 2. p. 293.

Geoponici, see Do. p. 294.

Georgii {Franc.) Veneti, de Harmonia Mundi
totius, Canticatria, Vcnetiis. 1525, fol. This is the
best and most valued Edition of this work.

Excerpta ex Georgii Medici Chrysosocca Syn-
taxi Persarum, per Ismaekm Bullialdum, Graec. et
Lat. in Jo. Hudsoni Geographic Veteris Scrip ton-
bus Grtecis minoribits, Oxon. 1712, 8vo. vol. 3.

Georgius Acropolita. See Acropolit.e.

Cedrenus. See Cedrenus.

Codinus. See Codinus.

G E 291

Georgius Lecapenus. See Gaza.

Pachymeres. See Byzant. Writers.

Pisidia. See Byzantine Writers.

- Syncellus. See Byzantine Writers,

Gerberti Epistolas, a. J. Massono^to. Par. 1611.

Disputatio Christianorum et Judasorum,

4to. Romas, 1544.

Rithmomachia, fol. Lips. 1616. Con-
nected with Opera de Lusu Schaccorium, published
under the name of Gustavus Selenus. Very rare,

Gerbert was born in Auvergne, and became suc-
cessively archbishop of Reims, archbishop of Raven-
na, and lastly bishop of bishops, or pope of Rome,
under the name of Sylvester II. A, D. 999. Oa
this account a singular verse was made.

Transit ab R. Gerbertus ad P. Jit Papa regens R.
The three 72's mark his three episcopal residences,
Reims, Ravenna, and Rome. He was the first
Frenchman that was honoured with S. Peter's chair.
Gerbert was the most learned man of his time. He
was a great lover and collector of books, cultivated
all the arts and sciences, and was the first after Boe-
thins, who applied himself to mathematical studies.
In 1 64$, his tomb was discovered in the Latran. He
was in his pontifical habit, with his tiara on his head.
The body seemed in perfect preservation, but when
it was touched it fell all into dust! nothing remained
but his ring and a silver cross. Sic transit gloria
?)iimdi !

Gcviius supposes that the treatise De Limitibus, et
de Re Jgraria, attributed to Frontinus, was compos-

292 G E

ed partly by Junius Nipsus, and partly by this philo-
sophical prelate.

Novum Testamentum Graece, ex recension. Nic.
Gsrbelii, Hagenoae, Thorn. Ansel. Badensis, 1521,
4to. An extremely rare Edition.

Arati Phcenomena, a Germanico Ctesare Lati-
nis versibus tradita, 4to. Venet. Antonius de Strata
Cremonensis, 1438.

. a Guil. Morello, 4to. Par. Morel. 1-559.

' cum Proclo, Leontii Sp/iara, Rufo
Festo Avieno y et antiquo Scholiaste, 8vo. ex oific.
Sanctandreana, 1589.

To be found also in the Casare/ Familice Car-
tnma, fol. Venet. Aid. 1499 ; which Edition was
counterfeited, Gr. et Lat. fol. Regii, Mazzoli, 1502.

Some Epigrams, attributed to Germanicus, are
found in the Poematia vetera, a Petro Pilhceo,
I2mo. Par. 1590. and Coburg. 1715, 1716, 8 vo.

Casar Germanicus was son of Drusus and the
virtuous Antonio, niece of Augustus. He was at
first qucestor, and afterwards consul, A. D. J 2. He
defeated and subdued the Germans ; whence he was
styled Germanicus. It is said that Tiberius his un-
cle, jealous of his great successes, caused Piso to
poison him at Daphne. He was a wise, prudent,
and amiable man, a very skilful captain, and an ele-
gant scholar. By his wife Agrippina he had nine
children, one of whom was Caligula, a son utterly
unworthy of such a father. He died in the 34th
year of , his age.

Germon (Barth.) De veteribus Regum Franco-

G7E 293

rum Diplomatibus et Arte Secernendi antiqua Diplo-
mata vera a falsis disceptatio, ad Joan. Mabillon,
Par. 1703, 12mo.

Germon. Barlh. Disceptatio Secunda ad Jo,
Mabillon, Par. 1706. 12mo.

De Veteribus, &c. adversus Theod. Rui-

nart ; et Justi Fontanini Vindicias atque Epistolas
Clarorum Virorum Dominici Lazarini, et Antonii
Gatti, Par. 1707, 1 2mo. These three treatises may
be considered of some importance in reference to
the immortal work of Mabillon to which they owe
their origin ; and to which they were vainly opposed.

Bartholomew Germon was a Jesuit born at Or-
leans in 1663, and died in that city in 1718.

Gersonii Opera omnia, ex Edition. Ellis Dup in,
Antv. 1706, 5 vols. fol.

Hagae Comit. 1728, 5 vols, fol. 2to*


Compilatio Devota super Psalmum

Magnificat, Editio anni 1473, fol. 2l. 12s.6d. Veiy

Floretus, una cum Commento Magistri

Jo. Jarso?i, (Gerson) per Magistrum Johannem Fa-
bric 1494, die 21 Junii, 4to. Foy scarce. The
same work as the Floretus already mentioned.

Concordantias Evangelistarum vel Mo-

notessaron, fol. Goth. Printed about A. D. 1471.

Conclusiones de Diversis Materiis Mo-

ralibus. Tractatus de Remediis contra Pusilanimi-
tatem, Scrupulositatem, contra deccptorias inimici
Consolationes, &c. editus, Colonial, (circa 1470)
Cc 3

294 G E

4tp. r-Scrmo de Conceptione VirginisMariae, per
Joan. Guldenschaff, (circa 1470) 4to. ll. lj.

Gersonii Tractatus de Pollutione Nocturna, an
impcdiat celebrantem, vel non. Tractatus de Cogni-
tione Castitatis, et Pollutionibus diurnis. Forma
Absolutionis Sacramentalis, per Olric Zel de Hanau>
circa 1470, 4to. Goth.

- < i De Passionibus Aniraae. Alphabetum
Divinae Amoris. De Modo Vivendi Omnium Fi-
^elium, &c. Colon, per Olric Zell t (circa 1 470) 4to.

-r-r Tractatus Varii. De Examinations

Doctrinarum. DeDuplici Statu in Ecclesia Dei.'
Admonitio brevis et necessaria quomodo caute le-
genda sunt, quorumdam libri propter errores occult
tos. De Appellatione cujusdam Peccatoris a divina
Justitia ad divinam misericordiam. Opus Unionis
Jcclesiae. Bubium quoddam de Delectatione in
Servitio Dei. Tractatus de Simonia, sine anno, &c.
fol. .Goth.

' Expositio super septem Psalmos peni ;
tentiales, sine anno, 4to. ll. Is.

r- De Imitatione Christi, Paris. P. Hig-

man Aimanum. 1489, 8vo. The Jirst Edition of
that vevy blessed work generally attributed to Tho-
mas a Kenipis, long unknown to bibliographers. See

Donatus (Arte Grammaticus per Allegoriam tra-
ductus) Venerabilis Magistri Joan. Gerson, circa
annum 1476.

John Gerson is said to havebeen a Benedictine ab-
bot of Verceil, who flourished in the i 3th century.

G E 295

But some suppose him to be an imaginary author.
The controversy concerning the true author of the
Imitation of Christ, generally ascribed to Thomas a
Kempis, and by some to Gerson, has led the Kern-
pisians to call even the existence of Gerson into
question Indeed there is no proof sufficient to con-
vince a sceptic on this subject, that either Gers$n or
Kempis is the real author. The holy man who
wrote it, probably never owned it, being contented
with that honour that comes from God : and those
who first discovered it were led to attribute it to cer-
tain holy persons who had lived near those times,
and whom, from their exalted piety, they supposed
capable of writing so excellent a work.

Gervasii Epistolce ad Personas sui Temporis il-
lustres, a Norberio Cailleu, 4to. Hannon. 1662.
The author was bishop of Seez, and flourished about
A. D. 1210.

Gervasii Tilburiensis Otia Imperialia, 4to.
Helmstad. 1678. Gervaise of Tilbury was an
Englishman, nephew to Henry II. He was in great
credit with OthoIV. to whom he dedicated the above
work, which is a chronicle of all the kings of Eu-
rope. He flourished in the 13th century, and wrote
a history of England, and one of the Holy Land,
which are not much esteemed.

Gesneri (Conradi) Opera Omnia Botanica, ex
Editione Cas< Christ. Schmiedel, Norimb. 1754, fol.

Historiae Naturalis Animalium, Libri 5;

Quadrupedum, Avium, Piscium, et Serpentum, Ti-
guri, vol. 1, 1551 ; vol. 2, 1555 ; vol. 3, 1558 ; et

296 G E

vol. 4, 1 587. 4 vols. fol. To have this work com-
plete, care must be taken, 1 , That all the volumes
be of the Zurich Edition, and not Zurich and Frank-
ford intermixed, as is frequently the case. 2. That
the part which relates to the natural history of ser-
pents, and the little tract on the nature of the scor-
pion, be included. The Edition of Frankford, 1620,
4 vols. fol. is not so much esteemed.

Icones Animalium; Quadrupedum, Viviparorum,
et Oviparorumquae in Historia Conradi Gesneri
Animalium describuntur, &c. Tiguri excudebat C.
Froschoverus, 1553, fol.

Historia Plantarum Fasciculus, a Schmie-

del, Norimb. 1759, fol.

de raris et admirandis Herbis, quas sive

quod noctu luceant, sive alias ob causas lunarice no-
minantur, &c. Commentariolus. Tiguri, 1555, 4to.

. Idem Opus. Hafniae, 1569, 12mo.

cum fig.

de omni Fossilium Genere ; Gemmis,

Lapidibus, &c. Tractatus, Tiguri, 1565, 8vo.

de Chirurgia Scriptores optimi veteres et

recensiores. Tigur. 1555, fol.

Annotationes in Rei Rustica Scriptores>

Lips. 1735, 2 vol. 4to. et ib. 1773.

Isagoges in EruditionemUniversalem, per

Niclas, Lips. 1784, 2 vols. Svo. 14s.

Theologi Veteres Orthodoxi, fol. Tiguri,


Mithridates, sive de Differcntiis Lingua-
rum quae hodie apud diversas nationes in toto orbe
in usu sunt, Tiguri, 1610, Svo. Very rare. It was

G E 297

first published in. 1555, with a piece containing the
Lord's Prayer in many languages.

Conrad Gesner, surnamed the German Pliny,
was born at Zurich in 1 5 1 6 . He professed medicine
and philosophy with great reputation. After having
spent his whole life in the cultivation of literature,
he wished to finish his days among his books. Feel-
ing himself attacked with the plague, he desired to
be carried into his study where he expired, Dec.
22, 1569, in the 49th year of his life. The follow-
ing epitaph was made for him.

Ingenio vivens naturam vicerat omnem ;
Natura victus conditur hoc tumulo.
Bern says, " Gesner possessed all the knowledge
which Pliny and Varro shared between them."
This is very good ;.but Gesner probably would have
known less than either, had not Pliny and Varro both
wrote before him. To him we owe the first idea
of determining the genera of plants by their flowers,
&c. See Vol. 17 des Memoires duP. Niceron.

Novus Lingua? et Eruditionis Romanae Thesaurus,
post Rob. Stephani et aliorum curas digestus, locu-
plctatus et emendatus, a Joan. Matthia Gesnero,
Lips. 1749, 4 torn, in 2 vol. fol. 51. 5s.

Specimen Rei Nummariae, cum Prole -

gomenis et amplissima veterumNumismatum Colec-
tione, Tiguri, 1735, 2 vol. fol. Lib.perrar. 61. 6s.

Gesneri (Johannis) Tractatus Physicus de Pe-
trificatis in duas partes distinctus, &c. Lugd. Eatav.
1758, 8vo.

Numismata Return Macedonia? Omnia. Tabulis

29S G E

seneis representata, digessit et Notis Variorum Doc-
tissimorum Virorumillustrata, edidit J. Jac. Gesne-
RUs,Tiguri, 1738, 4 vols. fol. 121. 12s.

Pompa Introitus Ferdinandi Austriaci in Urbera
Antverpiam, anno 1635, cum figuris Petri Pauli
Rubenii, et Commentariis Casp. Gevartii, Antv.
1642, fol.

Eadem Pompa Introitus Ferdinandi in urbem Ant-
verpiam, 15 Kal. Man, anno 1635, Arcus, Pegmata*
Iconesque, a Pttro P. Rubenio, illustrabat C. Ge-
vartius, Antv. 1641. A copy of this date, on vel-
lum, but evidently the Edition of 1635, sold at Mr.
VerdusserCs sale at Antwerp for 2000 livres.

Gesta Romanorum. Printed by John de West,
phalia, about 1473.

Romanorum continentia Historias notabi-

les, de Vitiis et Virtutibus cum Applicationibus mo-
ralisatiis et mysticis, Venetiis, 1489, 18s. Another
Edition, in every respect like the former, except the
date, which is 1499. ll. Is.

Dei per Franc, fol. Hanov. 1611, Lib. rar.

ll. lis. 6d. This work is very properly joined to the
Byzantine writers. It is a good collection of authors
who have written the history of the various expedi-
tions into the Holy Land, and who were contempo-
rary with the events they describe, and therefore the
more to be depended on. The chief of those wri-
ters are, Robert the monk, who flourished in 1120,
Baldric archbishop of Dola, Raymundus Padiensis,
Albertus Aquensis, Fulcherius Carnotensis, Gual-
lerius Cancellarius, Gilbert abbot of Neufontaines,

G I 299

GuUielmus or Willermus archbishop of Tyre, Ja-
cobus de Filriacoy Epistles of different persons, &c.
See Bongarsius.

Historia Metropolis Salisburgensis, continens pri-
mordia Christiana; Religionis. per Bajoariam et loca
vieina, &c. a Wiguleo Hundio et Chr. Gewoldo.
Ratisbona?, 1719, 3 torn, in 1 vol. fol.

Joannis Geyler Navicula sive Speculum Fatuo-
rum, a Jacobo Ottcro Collecta, complectens Sermo-
nes quadrigessimales. Argentor. 1513, 4to. The
Edition of 1511 is equally prized.

Promptuarium Artis Argentariae ; invenit ac deli-
neavit Jo. Giardini, Roma?, 1750, fol. fig. A very-
useful work for silversmiths, &c.

Corpus Juris Canonici cum Notis et ex Editione
Petri Gibert, Colonise, 1735, 3 vol. fol.

Edmimdi Gibson Chronicon Saxonicum, seu An-
nates in Rerum Anglia praecipue Gestarum aChristo
nato ad annum usque mcliv. deduct!, &c. Opus La-
tine et Saxonice conscriptum, Oxon. 1692, 4to.- A
learned, curious, and scarce work.

Ant. GtGGEii Thesaurus Linguae A rabica? ; seu
Lexicon Arabicum Latinum. Mediolani, e Collegii
Ambrosiani Typographic, 1632, 4 vol. fol. This is
a very valuable work, but much inferior in point of
utility, conveniency, and correctness, to that of Go-
lius, see Golii Lexicon Arab.

Giggeus was a doctor of the Ambrosian college
at Milan. He flourished at the commencement of
the seventeenth century.

Gilberti or Guiberti Opera, a Luca Dacherio,
fol. Par. 1651.

300 G I

Gilberti Sermoncs super Cantica Canticorum,
Florent. per Nicolaum, 1485, sexto -decimo Calendas
Maias, fql, St. Gilbert is also one of the writers in
the Gesta Dei per Francos.

Gilbert was a French nobleman, who took the
Cross with king Lewis the Young whom he accom-
panied to Palestine in 1146. On his return, he
embraced the monastic life, and he and Petronilla
his wife founded the abbey of Neufontaines in Au-
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