La Chausse, Michel-Ange de
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Causeus, Michael Angelus or Causeo, Michel Angelo; French scholar, antiquarian and diplomat. Born Paris 1660, died Rome 21. 7. 1724. Nothing is known of his schooling, education or academic qualifications. French consul at Rome from 1705; custodian of the consular archive there from 1711. 1715 corresponding member of the Académie des inscriptions et belles-lettres.


La C. settled at Rome in the late 17th cent., and it was here that he spent the most important years of his life. He pursued…

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Zambon, Alessia, “La Chausse, Michel-Ange de”, 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 21 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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