The wise merchant

On 9 January 1632, at the inauguration of the Amsterdam Illustrious School - the predecessor of the city's university - Caspar Barlaeus delivered a speech that has continued to arouse the curiosity of researchers and the general public alike: 'Mercator sapiens'. This famous oration on...

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Main Author: Baerle, Caspar van
Other Authors: Post, Anna-Luna (Editor), Vermuelen, Corinna (Translator)
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam Amsterdam University Press [2019], 2019
Online Access:
Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 127-131) and index