Lydius, Jacob a Dutch theologian, son of the preceding, flourished about the middle of the 17th century at Dordrecht, and took a prominent part in the synod held there. He died in 1688. Some of his works deserve special mention: Agonistica Sacra, sive Syntagma vocum et phrasium agonisticarum quae in Scriptura occurrunt (Rott. 1657, 12mo): — Florum Sparsio ad historium passionis Jesu Christi (ibid, 1672, 8vo). See Brandt, Hist. of the Reformation in the Low Countries; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 22:388.