corner graphic   Hi,    
Finding the new version too difficult to understand? Go to

Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature

Gagnier Jean,

Resource Toolbox

a French divine and Orientalist, was born in Paris about 1670. He was bred a Roman Catholic, entered into holy orders, and became a canon in the abbey of St. Genevieve, but became a Protestant and settled in England. He was patronized by archbishop Sharp and other enaminet persons, and received the degree of M.A. at Cambridge and Oxford. Heobtained the Arabic professorship at Oxford in 1715, and died in 1740. He published an edition of Ben Gorion's "History of the Jews," in Hebrew, with a Latin translation and notes (Oxf. 1706, 4to): Vindiciae Kircheriance (Oxf. 1718, fol.): L'eglise Romaine convaincue d'idolatrie (La Haye, 1706, 8vo): Vie de Mahomet, traduite et compilee de l'Alcoran (Amst. 1732, 2 volumes). Hoefer, Nouv. Biogr. Gener. 19:166.

Copyright Statement
These files are public domain.

Bibliography Information
McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Gagnier Jean,'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

Lectionary Calendar
Saturday, February 22nd, 2020
the Sixth Week after Epiphany
There are 50 days til Easter!
Search for…
Enter query in the box:
Choose a letter to browse:
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M 
N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  Y  Z 

To report dead links, typos, or html errors or suggestions about making these resources more useful use our convenient contact form
Powered by Lightspeed Technology