- humanistsBeginning a family of French humanists, Robert Estienne (1498-1559) was born in Paris and is the author of Trésor de la langue latine (15 31), he was also a translator. Along with bonaventure des préier, clément marot, and françois rabelais,he was part of the literary circle around marguerite de valois, queen of Navarre, a writer herself and patron of humanism. His son, Henri Estienne (1531-98), was also born in Paris and produced the first edition of Anacreon's Odes, then entered into the intellectual debates of the period with Apologie pour Hérodote (1566). He crowned his vast philosophical and grammatical output with his Trésor de la langue grecque (1572).
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Estienne Family — French publishers and printers who created one of the most famous publishing firms of Renaissance Europe, noted for its publication of classical, biblical, and humanistic texts. The firm was founded at Paris by Henri I (ca. 1470 1520), whose… … Historical Dictionary of Renaissance
Estienne — Estienne, or Etienne is the French form of the name (Latinized to Stephanus ) of a French family of scholars and printers. Members are * Henri Estienne, founder of the dynasty (died 1521) * Robert Estienne (1503–1559) * Charles Estienne (1504 or… … Wikipedia
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Estienne de La Roche — Infobox Person name = Estienne de La Roche image size = caption = birth name = birth date = 1470 birth place = FRA Lyon death date = 1530, aged 60 death place = FRA death cause = resting place = resting place coordinates = residence = nationality … Wikipedia
Estienne — /es tyen /, n. 1. Also, Étienne. a family of French printers, book dealers, and scholars, including esp. Henri /ahonn rddee /, died 1520; his son, Robert /rddaw berdd /, 1503? 59; Henri (son of Robert), 1531? 98. 2. a French printing firm founded … Universalium
Estienne — /es tyen /, n. 1. Also, Étienne. a family of French printers, book dealers, and scholars, including esp. Henri /ahonn rddee /, died 1520; his son, Robert /rddaw berdd /, 1503? 59; Henri (son of Robert), 1531? 98. 2. a French printing firm founded … Useful english dictionary
Estienne — or Étienne biographical name French family of printers & booksellers including especially: Henri I circa 1470 1520; his son Robert 1503 1559; & Robert s son Henri II 1528 1598 … New Collegiate Dictionary
ESTIENNE — the name of a family of French painters. See STEPHENS … The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
Estienne — Es•tienne [[t]ɛsˈtyɛn[/t]] also Étienne n. big a family of French printers, book dealers, and scholars, including Henri, died 1520; his son, Robert, 1503?–59; Henri (son of Robert), 1531?–98 … From formal English to slang