Guillaume Postel Mort le 6 Septembre 1581.XXVI.
Engraving. 152 x 93mm (6 x 3¾").
Guillaume Postel (1510-1581) the French linguist, astronomer, Cabbalist, diplomat, professor and religious universalist. He became acquainted with Ignatius of Loyola and many of the men who would become founders of the Company of Jesus. Image of him in his library, showing scientific instruments.
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