FRANÇOIS GRAFFIN

Graffin, René

GRAFFIN, RENÉ (1858-1941) A French prelate and Orientalist. He was born at Pontvallain, Sarthe. He gave a decisive impetus to the study and editing of Eastern Christian languages and literatures. He studied at the French Seminary in Rome and then completed this work at Innsbruck. In charge of Syriac studies at the Institut catholique in …

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Patrologia Orientalis

PATROLOGIA ORIENTALIS Beginning in 1886, Rene Graffin (1858-1941), professor at the Institut catholique in Paris, conceived the idea of adjoining to the Patrologia Latina and the Patrologia Graeca of J. P. Migne a collection comprising the texts of the Eastern church fathers, which were to be printed in their original languages with a translation on …

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PATROLOGIA ORIENTALIS

Patrologia Orientalis

PATROLOGIA ORIENTALIS Beginning in 1886, Rene Graffin (1858-1941), professor at the Institut catholique in Paris, conceived the idea of adjoining to the Patrologia Latina and the Patrologia Graeca of J. P. Migne a collection comprising the texts of the Eastern church fathers, which were to be printed in their original languages with a translation on …

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