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André Schott (Andreas Schottus) (1552–1629) was a Belgian academic, linguist, translator and editor. Born in Antwerpmarker, he joined the Society of Jesus in 1586.

He was educated in Louvainmarker, where he was a pupil of Cornelius Valerius , Douaimarker and Parismarker; and taught in Saragossamarker and Toledomarker. After becoming a Jesuit he taught Greek in Rome and Antwerp. He corresponded with Ortelius and Isaac Casaubon. Schott died in Romemarker in 1629.

Editions Schottus was responsible for

Schottus' own works

  • Hispania illustrata (1604)
  • Annotationum Spicilegium
  • Adagia sive Proverbia Graecorum (Antwerp, 1612)
  • Adagia sacra Novi Testamenti (1612)

Notes and references

  • F.-N.-J.-G. Baguet (1848), Notice biographique et littéraire sur André Schott (Andreas Schottius), Bruxelles, Hayez

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