PEYRON, AMEDEO ANGELO MARIA (1785-1870)
An Italian Coptologist and scholar. He studied at the University of Turin and was ordained a priest about 1810. He became a member of Turin Academy (1816) and the Institut de France (1854). His most important work is Lexicon Linguae Copticae (1835).
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