Franciscus Haraeus (Latinized form of Franciscus Verhaer; also known as Frans Verhaer ), Utrecht 1555 ? - Leuven, January 11, 1631 theologian, historian and cartographer of the Netherlands. historian his history of the origins of the Dutch revolt was written from a Catholic perspective but without polemical bias. He was one of the first cartographers to produce thematic maps and globes.VIE DES SAINTS By Franciscus Haraeus,Vitae Sanctorvm Das ist, Leben der Fürnembsten Heiligen Gottes: Auff die zwölff Monat deß gantzen Jahrs ordentlich gerichte followed by Joannes BOUDINIUS; Valentin LEUCHT, Valentin LEUCHT (1550-1619) in the spirit of Ludolphe le Chartreux's major spiritual work, Vita Christi. Leben vnseres Herren Jesu Christi ... von Ioanne Bodvino in Latein beschriben. Jetzund aber in die hohe Teutsche spraach transferiert, durch ... Valentin Leucht, Publisher: Co?lln : Gedruckt durch Johannem Gymnicum, 1593.
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