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Re: clarification/author of Swedish passage

"Linnaeus was born Carolus Linnaeus but wrote his name as above
after being knighted."

I think that you will find that he was born Karl von Linne but you see his 
name written as Carolus Linnaeus because his books were written in Latin and 
that is the Latin translation of his name. General adoption of his latinized 
name resulted from the fact that, until about 1960, almost all trained 
systematists in Europe attended schools and universities that demanded 
fluency in reading and writing Latin.

Ian E. Efford

Ian E. Efford
Ottawa zone 3

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