Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary

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Festugière, André-Jean
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French religious scholar and philologist. Born Paris 15. 3. 1898, died there 13. 8. 1982. From 1918, studied at the École normale supérieure in Paris; 1920 agrégé des lettres. 1921/22 Member of the Écoles françaises de Rome and d’Athènes. Holy orders 1930. 1936 doctorate at the Sorbonne, Paris. 1942–1968 directeur d’études at the Paris École pratique des hautes études, section des sciences religieuses, Paris. 1958 elected to the Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres.

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Guichard, Laurent, “Festugière, André-Jean”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 23 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00228>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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