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Scal·i·ger

 (skăl′ə-jər), Julius Caesar 1484-1558.
Italian physician and scholar noted for his scientific and philosophical writings. His son Joseph Justus Scaliger (1540-1609), a French scholar, pioneered the modern study of classical texts.
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Scaliger

(ˈskælɪdʒə)
n
1. (Biography) Joseph Justus (ˈdʒʌstəs). 1540–1609, French scholar, who revolutionized the study of ancient chronology by his work De Emendatione temporum (1583)
2. (Biography) his father, Julius Caesar. 1484–1558, Italian classical scholar, and writer on biology and medicine
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Torino have enjoyed their meetings with the Scaligers of late, winning five of their last eight and notching 14 times in the process.
They adorn the buildings of the lords of Verona from 1277-1386, the Scaligers, and show the family's firm allegiance to the mendicant orders as opposed to the papal powers.
Girolamo Fracastoro was a physician deriving from a family of solicitors and merchants from Verona, with close ties to the Scaligers since the thirteenth century, then landowners during the Venetian Period, although without any medico-scientific background.