Dulaurier, Jean Paul Louis François Edouard Leuge (1807-1881)

DULAURIER, JEAN PAUL LOUIS FRANÇOIS EDOUARD LEUGE (1807-1881)

A french Orientalist. He was born in Toulouse and studied under Silvestre de Sacy. He published descriptions of the stelae in the Toulouse Museum and various Coptic texts (1833-1835). He visited London in 1838 and copied the manuscript Pistis Sophia, with a view to complete publication of the text, but he issued only a general account of it in 1847. He also published an examination of the doctrines of J. F. Champollion (1847). He was elected to the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles- Lettres (1864).

BIBLIOGRAPHY

  • D’Amat, P. In Dictionnaire de biographie française 12, pp. 71-72.

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