André Dacier, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


André Dacier

French scholar

Date of Birth: 06-Apr-1651

Place of Birth: Castres, Occitania, France

Date of Death: 18-Sep-1722

Profession: writer, librarian, translator, classical scholar, philologist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Aries

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About André Dacier

  • André Dacier (6 April 1651 – 18 September 1722), Latin Andreas Dacerius, was a French classical scholar and editor of texts.
  • He began his career with an edition and commentary of Festus' De verborum significatione, and was the first to produce a "readable" text of the 20-book work.
  • His wife was the influential classical scholar and translator, Anne Dacier.

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