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Mabillon, Jean
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French historian. Born Saint-Pierremont (Ardennes) 23. 11. 1632, died Saint-Germain-des-Prés (Paris) 27. 12. 1707. After attending school at Rheims, entered the seminary of the Benedictine Congregation of Saint-Maur; 1654 took the oath of the order, then living at the Abbey of Corbie (1658) and 1663 in Saint-Denis, where he made a study of Merovingian documents. 1664 until his death, living at Saint-Germain-des-Prés as a publisher and his…

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Göbel, Johannes, “Mabillon, 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 20 May 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00445>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209



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