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Lefèvre d’Étaples, Jacques
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Jacobus Faber Stapulensis; French Humanist and Bible translator. Born Étaples (Picardy) c. 1460 (or 1450 or 1455), died Nérac c. 1529. MA c. 1480 in Paris; holy orders around 1480. Travelled to Italy 1491/92, 1500 and 1507. From 1507 in the Minorite monastery of Saint Germain-des-Prés, then at Meaux from 1518. Royal librarian at Blois from 1526, and at the court of Navarre from 1529.

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L. was educated in Paris at the Collège de Boncourt and the Collège du Cardinal Lemoine, where he gained a mast…

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Tröger, Ursula, “Lefèvre d’Étaples, Jacques”, 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 14 October 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00411>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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