Labbé (Labbeus), Philippe
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(Jul 10, 1607, Bourges – Mar 17, 1667, Paris), French Jesuit (1623), theologian, philologist, and editor of sources pertaining to church history. After lecturing in Caen, Bourges, and Paris, Labbé worked mainly as an author. An erudite compiler with many interests (geography, chronology, patristics, Byzantine studies), he wrote more than 80 works and was regarded as one of the leading scholars of his time. His most important publication is the compilation of the acts of the counci…

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Decot, Rolf, “Labbé (Labbeus), Philippe”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 20 October 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_12550>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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