Bos, Lambert an eminent scholar, was born at Workum, in Friesland, Nov. 23, 1670, and studied at the University of Franeker, where he devoted himself to Greek. His progress was so great that in 1697 he was appointed lecturer in Greek, and in 1703 professor. He died in 1717. His chief work is the Ellipses Graecce, which appeared first in 1702; but the fullest and best edition is that of Schaefer (Leipsic, 1809). Among his other works are his
Exercitationes philologicce ad loca nonnulla Novi Federis (Franeker, 1700, 8vo, and 1713, with additions):-Observationes miscellanece ad loca qucedam, etc. (Ibid. 1707, 8vo, and 1731):-Vetus Testamentum ex vers. LXX interpretum cum variis lectiznibus, etc. (Franeker, 1709, 4to).-Biog. Univ. v, 206.