J. F. Champollion

Mathurin La Croze-Veyssiere (1661-1739)

MATHURIN LA CROZE-VEYSSIERE (1661-1739) A Huguenot historian and linguist. He wrote no less than four dictionaries (Armenian, Coptic, Slav, and Syriac). His correspondence with P. E. Jablonski and David Wilke, Lacroze, Mathurin Veyssière de, Thesauri Epistolici Lacroziana (ed. J. L. Uhlius, 3 vols. Leipzig, 1742-1746), has many references to Coptic. After his death, his manuscripts …

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Charles Lenormant (1802-1859)

CHARLES LENORMANT (1802-1859) A French Egyptologist and numismatist. He accompanied J. F. CHAMPOLLION to Egypt (1828); his journal of the journey through Egypt was posthumously published in 1861. He was professor of Egyptian archaeology at the Collège de France (1848). Several of his many publications deal with Egyptology and were of great value in their …

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Coptic Medical Papyri

COPTIC MEDICAL PAPYRI Among the voluminous Coptic medical literature, only remnants have survived, as is shown by the high numbers of the extant numbered pages. These remnants have come down to us on parchment, on papyrus, on ostraca, on paper, and on walls (as graffiti). Except for the second parchment manuscript (see below) the texts …

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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 …

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