Notes and news K.A. DE MEYIER'r On 8 May 1980 Dr. Karel Adriaan de Meyier died peacefully at the home in Purmerend of friends who had nursed him through the last difficult months of his life. He was seventy-four. He had completed the task which faced him when he took his doctorate in 1947: the description of the major collections of Greek and Latin manuscripts in Leiden University Library. Last year he was able to deliver the material for a final publication: an index of over two hundred pages to his three-part catalogue of the Leiden Vossiani. His state of health obliged him to leave the inevitable revisions and preparation for the press to others, thereby ending a study which had occupied over forty years. De Meyier's life was marked by a double handicap. As a result of infantile paralysis he was from a very early age completely deaf and suffered from a serious speech defect. He was therefore cut off from ordinary social intercourse. His school career reflects the difficulties he had to surmount: first the MULO (advanced elementary education), then the HBS (secondary modern school), followed in 1928 by the Staats- examen Gymnasium A (state grammar
Quaerendo – Brill
Published: Jan 1, 1980
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