Turnebus, Adrianus
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Adrien (de) Turnèbe, also Tournebus; French Humanist and philosopher. Born Les Andelys (Normandy) 1512, died Paris 12. 6. 1565. 1523 admission to Paris Collège de Justice, 1532 magister artium, then teaching at the Collège de Justice and the Collège de Sainte-Barbe; 1545 lecturer at Toulouse. 1547 prof. (lecteur royal) in Greek and Latin at Collège Royal (Collège de France) in Paris, from 1561 in ancient philosophy. 1551–1556 imprimeur royal pour les livres grecs, succeeding Robertus Stephanus.

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Sier, Kurt, “Turnebus, Adrianus”, 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 17 February 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2214-8647_bnps6_COM_00711>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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