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Jean Mabillon

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Literature.

(1632–1707),

Maurist scholar. He entered the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Rémy at Reims in 1653, but in 1664 was sent to Saint-Germain-des-Prés to help edit texts. Probably the most...

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Jean Mabillon

Overview page. Subjects: Christianity — Literature.

(1632–1707),

Maurist scholar. He entered the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Rémy at Reims in 1653, but in 1664 was sent to Saint-Germain-des-Prés to help edit texts. Probably the most...

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Mabillon, Jean

Andrew G. Watson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christian Art. 358 words.

(b Saint-Pierremont, Ardennes, Nov 23, 1632; d Paris, Dec 27, 1707).

French historian and antiquary. A member of the Benedictine Order from 1654, he was called to St...

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Mabillon, Jean (1632–1707)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 52 words.

(1632–1707),

Maurist scholar. He entered the Benedictine abbey of Saint-Rémy at Reims in 1653, but in

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Mabillon, Jean (1632–1707)

Edited by E. A. Livingstone.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2013; p ublished online January 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 52 words.

*Maurist scholar. He entered the *Benedictine abbey of Saint-Rémy at Reims in 1653, but in 1664

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Mabillon, Jean (1632–1707)

Peter Bayley.

in The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French

January 1995; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (European). 108 words.

(1632–1707).

French Benedictine monk of the reformed Maurist congregation who has been called the Galileo of historical scholarship.

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Mabillon, Jean (1632–1707)

in The Oxford Companion to the Book

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 71 words.

member of the Maurist community of Saint Remi (1653). Mabillon posited, on the basis of years of study,

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Mabillon, Jean (1632–1707)

Edited by F. L. Cross and E. A. Livingstone.

in The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

January 2005; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Christianity. 376 words.

He entered the *Benedictine abbey of Saint-Rémy at Reims in 1653, but in 1664 he was sent to *...

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Hilary [Hilary of Orléans, Hilary of Le Ronceray] (fl. early 12th cent.), poet and Augustinian canon

Peter Damian-Grint.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Poetry and Poets). 419 words.

Hilary [Hilary of Orléans, Hilary of Le Ronceray] (fl. early 12th cent.), poet and Augustinian canon, was first suggested to have been a native of England by Jean Mabillon in the late...

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Lowe, Elias Avery

Andrew G. Watson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Art of the United States; 20th-Century Art. 381 words.

[Loew, Elias]

(b Kalvarija, Lithuania, Oct 15, 1879; d Bad Nauheim, Germany, Aug 8, 1969).

American palaeographer of Lithuanian birth. He changed his name to Lowe...

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Greek Palaeography

Nigel Wilson.

in The Oxford Handbook of Byzantine Studies

October 2008; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Classical Studies; Middle Eastern Languages. 5292 words.

The origin of palaeography can be traced to the French Benedictines of the Congregation of St Maur, at a time when the authenticity of documents and manuscripts embroiled in ecclesiastical...

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Palaeography

P. R. Robinson.

in Oxford Art Online

P ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Book Arts and Illustration. 562 words.

Term applied to the study of ancient handwriting (see Script) but more widely to the study of the manuscript book as a whole, overlapping to some extent with Codicology. It embraces the...

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Conclusion

Kelsey Jackson Williams.

in The Antiquary

August 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (1500 to 1800); Literature. 3728 words.

The Conclusion draws together arguments made across this work to place John Aubrey within a tradition of northern European antiquarianism, one exemplified elsewhere by scholars such as the...

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Diamante Medaglia Faini

in The Contest for Knowledge

May 2005; p ublished online March 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 7838 words.

This chapter presents an oratory made by Diamante Medaglia Faini before Unanimi of Salò to champion women's education. Implicitly rejecting the example of her own intellectual trajectory in...

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Diplomacy

Hamish Scott.

in The Oxford Handbook of the Ancien Régime

November 2011; p ublished online September 2012 .

Article. Subjects: History; International History. 10104 words.

The era of the French Revolution, and specifically the later 1780s and 1790s, saw the modern meanings first of “diplomatic” and then “diplomacy” become established in the political lexicon....

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Seals

Brigitte Miriam Bedos-Rezak.

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online February 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 12423 words.

A medieval seal is a dual object: a metallic seal-matrix (or die) engraved intaglio, and the imprints or impressions issued from the application of that seal-matrix upon a plastic...

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Book I Diplomacy in General, 1 Diplomacy—a Short History from Pre-Classical Origins to the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Ivor Roberts.

in Satow's Diplomatic Practice

December 2016 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public International Law; International Law; Law. 17 pages. 7694 words.

This chapter provides the historical context underpinning this study. It elaborates on the definition of the term ‘diplomacy’—the conduct of business between States by peaceful means—at the...

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