Also D’Aurat/Daurat, Latin Auratus; French poet and philologist. Born Jean Dinemandi, Limoges 1508 or 1517 [10. 20 f.], died Paris 1. 11. 1588. Studied at Paris from 1537 (?); tutor in the Paris home of Lazare de Baïf 1544. 1547 lecturer and later director of the Paris Collège de Coqueret, for four years tutor to the princes at the court of King François I. 1556 prof. (Lecteur royal) of Greek at the Collège Royal (Collège de France), Paris; private teacher of a selected circle of pupils from 1567.