Quam multa nobis animalia antea ignota offert novus orbis ?
Philip Cluver's Introductio in geographiam universam tam veterem quam novam was published in 1624.
70 it was "Italia verius quam provincia" (Pliny).
Still following the wise maxim which he had adopted as a student, " multum legere potius quam multa," he reviewed again and again the immortal works of the French and English, the Latin and Italian classics.
The earlier translations, such as the Turba Philosophorum and other works printed in collections like the Artis auriferae quam chemiam vocant (1572), Theatrum chemicum (1602), and J.