Tienne Fourmont

Tienne Fourmont

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. tienne Fourmont was a French orientalist. Born at Herblay near Argenteuil, he studied at the Coll ge Mazarin in Paris and afterwards in the Coll ge Montaigu where his attention was attracted to Oriental languages. Shortly after leaving the college he published a Traduction du commentaire du Rabbin Abraham A ben Esra sur l'Eccl siaste. In 1711 Louis XIV appointed Fourmont to assist a young Chinese Hoan-ji, in compiling a Chinese grammar. Hoan-ji died in 1716 and it was not until 1737 that Fourmont published Meditationes Sinicae and in 1742 Grammatica Sinica. He also wrote R flexions critiques sur les histoires des anciens peuples, and several dissertations printed in the Memoires of the Academy of Inscriptionsshow more

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  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 150g
  • Fidel
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134921181
  • 9786134921183