Jacques Paul Migne, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Jacques Paul Migne

French Christian scholar

Date of Birth: 05-Sep-1800

Place of Birth: Saint-Flour, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, France

Date of Death: 24-Oct-1875

Profession: Catholic priest, translator, theologian, journalist, publisher, newspaper proprietor

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Virgo


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About Jacques Paul Migne

  • Jacques Paul Migne (French: [mi?]; 25 October 1800 – 24 October 1875) was a French priest who published inexpensive and widely distributed editions of theological works, encyclopedias, and the texts of the Church Fathers, with the goal of providing a universal library for the Catholic priesthood.The Patrologia Latina and the Patrologia Graeca, (along with the Monumenta Germaniae Historica) are among the great 19th century contributions to the scholarship of patristics and the Middle Ages.
  • Within the Roman Catholic Church, Migne's editions put many original texts for the first time into the hands of the priesthood.

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