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Le Fèvre de La Boderie, Guy
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Le Fèvre de La Boderie, Guy, * 9 Aug 1541 (Falaise), † 10 Jun 1598 (Falaise)

Le Fèvre received his education in Caen, then in Paris, where he learned Hebrew, Arabic and Syriac. He became a disciple of → Guillaume Postel and a familiar of the duke of Alençon, brother of Henri III. His first important work was a Latin version of the Syriac New Testament, made in 1560 (Antwerp: Plantin 1571). In view of the interest that this work had raised, in 1568 Le Fèvre was invited by Arius Montanus to assist in the production of the Antwerp Polygl…

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Roudaut, François, “Le Fèvre de La Boderie, Guy”, in: Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Consulted online on 28 November 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1873-8338_dgwe_DGWE_208>
First published online: 2008
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004141872, 20061031



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