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Digital Clusius

(Dirk van Delft) The Low Countries - 2005, № 13, pp. 291-293

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In the botanical world of the sixteenth century Carolus Clusius played a key role. Some fifteen hundred letters testify to the scale of his international contacts. This slightly anarchic network is now being opened up with the aid of digitalisation. The empirical approach to botany with a growing emphasis on observation, practical experience, registration and classification that took root under Clusius's guidance was a forerunner of the scientific revolution of a century later. Perhaps the Leiden Scaliger Institute's ‘Clusius in a New Context' will upgrade his role to that of mastermind.

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