Migne, Jacques-Paul
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French cleric and publisher, called the ‘Abbé Migne’. Born Saint-Flour (département of Cantal) 25. 10. 1800, died Paris 24. 10. 1875. Studied theology at Saint-Flour and Orléans, 1820–1824 censeur and prof. of Latin at Collège de Châteaudun. 1824 holy orders; vicar at Châtillon-sur-Loing, then priest of Auxy. 1825–1833 priest at Puiseaux; 1833 released from the priesthood at his own request after a quarrel with the bishop over M’s polemic De la liberté, par un prêtre. At Paris 1833–1836 editor of the periodical L’Univers reli…

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Lilie, Valeria, “Migne, Jacques-Paul”, 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 22 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00482>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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