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The language of the other, Etienne Fourmont (1683-1745)

Cecile Leung-Hang-King

The language of the other, Etienne Fourmont (1683-1745)

Chinese, Hebrew, and Arabic in pre-enlightenment France

by Cecile Leung-Hang-King

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Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Fourmont, Etienne, 1683-1745.,
    • Philologists -- France -- Biography.,
    • Oriental philology -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Cecile Leung-Hang-King.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 94/2558 (P)
      The Physical Object
      FormatMicroform
      Pagination2 v. (x, 496 leaves)
      Number of Pages496
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1242034M
      LC Control Number94628788

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The language of the other, Etienne Fourmont (1683-1745) by Cecile Leung-Hang-King Download PDF EPUB FB2

Étienne Fourmont (23 June – 8 December ) was a French scholar and Orientalist who served as professor of Arabic at the Collège de France and published grammars on the Arabic, Hebrew, and Chinese languages. Although Fourmont is remembered as a pioneering sinologist who did careful and influential work on the nature of Chinese characters, his legacy is Alma mater: Collège Mazarin.

Michel Fourmont (–) was a French antiquarian and -a so called- classical scholar, Catholic priest and traveller. A member of the Académie des Inscriptions, he was one of the scholars sent by Louis XV to the eastern Mediterranean to collect inscriptions and manuscripts.

He is now best remembered for having presented as genuine some forged inscriptions. Fourmont's first book on the Chinese language, the Meditationes Sinicae, was published in His second work, Linguae Sinarum Mandarinicae Hieroglyphae, in Both these works are analyzed in detail in the present monograph.

The presentation of the Chinese language in these publications was based on the Latin by: Musier le Pere, - Chinese language - pages.

0 Reviews. Etienne Fourmont Full view - Meditationes Sinicae Étienne Fourmont Full view - Common terms and phrases. Fourmont's first book on Etienne Fourmont book Chinese language, the Meditationes Sinicae, was published in His second work, Linguae Sinarum Mandarinicae Hieroglyphae, in Both these works are analyzed in detail in the present monograph.

The presentation of the Chinese language in these publications was based on the Latin Grammar. The debate on the first language of mankind had actually started as early as the fourth century among the fathers of the Church. St Jerome, St Chrysostom, and St Augustine claimed that Hebrew was the most ancient language while St.

Gregory of Nyssa and St. Ephrem the Syrian contradicted this claim (the latter claimed Syriac as the first language). Cecile Leung. Etienne Fourmont (­): Oriental and Chinese Languages in Eighteenth-Century France.

Leuven Chinese Studies Leuven: Leuven University Press;, illus., pp.; facs.; 25 cm. PaperbackISBN This study of the early eighteenth-century French scholar Etienne Fourmont draws on an.

FOURMONT, ÉTIENNE (–), French orientalist, was born at Herbelai, near Saint Denis, on the 23rd of June He studied at the Collège Mazarin, Paris, and afterwards in the Collège Montaigu, where his attention was attracted to Oriental languages.

Catalogue Des Ouvrages De M. Fourmont, L'aîné (French Edition) [Etienne Fourmont] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages. Arcadio Huang (Chinese: 黃嘉略, born in Xinghua, modern Putian, in Fujian, 15 Novemberdied on 1 October in Paris), was a Chinese Christian convert, brought to Paris by the Missions took a pioneering role in the teaching of the Chinese language in France around He was preceded in France by his compatriot Michael Shen Fu-Tsung, who Simplified Chinese: 黄嘉略.

For the rest of his life he laboured with this language. Arcadio Huang taught him the pronunciation of Chinese syllables, and quite particularly, he introduced him to the radicals.”-from the Preface of Knud Lundbaek in Cécile Leung, Etienne Fourmont () Oriental and Chinese Languages in Eighteenth-Century France ().

Etienne Fourmont (): Oriental and Chinese Languages in Eighteenth-Century France Average rating: 0 out of 5 stars, based on 0 reviews Write a review C LeungBrand: C Leung.

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fourmont, Etienne, Examen pacifique de la querelle de Madame Dacier et de Monsieur de la Motte sur Homère. Dissertation: "The Language of the 'Other': Etienne Fourmont (ll) Chinese, Hebrew, and Arabic in Pre-Enlightenment France" (l) Position: Associate Professor of French, Dept.

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Etienne Fourmont’s published catalog of the Paris collections is one of our few opportunities to get a glimpse of Manchu book culture as it arrived in Enlightenment Europe. [3] The French Royal Library, owing to the well-funded efforts of the French Jesuits at the Beitang 北堂 mission compound in Beijing, contained the largest Author: Gregory Afinogenov.

(Réimpr. de l'éd. de Paris, ) by Etienne Fourmont (Book) Eloge de Madame Dacier by Burette (Book) Les oeuvres d'Homere by Homer (Book). J. Åkerblad was one of those multilingual, multifaceted travelers I occasionally encounter and can’t resist posting about.

“Johan David Åkerblad: Orientalist, Traveller, and Manuscript Collector,” by Fredrik Thomasson, a chapter from Travelling through Time: Essays in honour of Kaj Öhrnberg, ed. Sylvia Akar, Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila, and Inka Nokso-Koivisto. The earliest datable Chinese accession in the Bodleian Library is shelfmarked Sinica bears an inscription in Bodley’s hand with the dateand its presence here at that time is evidence of two remarkable facts: that Chinese books were in the Library from its beginning, and that the Bodleian probably has a longer continuous history of Chinese book collecting than any other.

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Richard Simon CO (13 May – 11 April ), was a French priest, a member of the Oratorians, who was an influential biblical critic, orientalist and controversialist. 87 relations.

In Archi, a language spoken in the village of Archib, in southern Dagestan, a single verb—taking into account prefixes and suffixes and other modifications—can occur in 1, different forms.

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Multa hic plena pietatis, tum ex Evangelio versa, tum ex aliis Libris desumpta "page from link below. Linguae Sinarum Mandarinicae hieroglyphicae grammatica duplex, Latinè, et von Etienne Fourmont. great work stolen by the thief and liar Etienne Fourmont,6 he wrote the foundations of what would become the Linguae Sinarum Mandarinicae Hieroglyphicae Grammatica Duplex, Latine, et cum Characteribus Sinensium (), one of the earliest books about the Chinese language to be published in Size: 4MB.

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with the hope that Fourmont, a member of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres who had taken an interest in Chinese but whom Prémare had never met, would have it pub-lished in Paris. Fourmont, who had only a rudimentary knowledge of Chinese, made use of the book himself but did not publish it.

A collection of genealogical profiles related to Sinologists - China Specialists. Sinology is the academic study of China primarily through Chinese language, literature, and history, and often refers to Western scholarship.

Speakers of forms of Mandarin other than the standard typically refer to the variety they speak by a geographic name—for example Sichuan dialect, Hebei dialect or Northeastern dialect, all being regarded as distinct from the standard language. As with all other varieties of the Chinese language, there is significant dispute as to whether.

"Then in a young man, twenty years old Anquetil Duperron, a scholar of the Ecole des Langues Orientales in Paris, happened to see a facsimile of four leaves of the Oxford Vendidad, which had been sent from England, a few years before, to Etienne Fourmont, the Orientalist. - Bilingual children's book for ages Teach children what they have in common and teach them their right from their left and left from their right.

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rism for its time, Etienne Fourmont’s (–) Grammatica sinica () turned out to be a translation of Varo () from Spanish into Latin. 16 The. The collection includes the works of missionaries from the West, like Matteo Ricci and Alvaro Semedo, and the writings of early sinologists, such as A.

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While Defiennes had traveled in Arabic-speaking countries and served as an interpreter, Fourmont stayed in Paris and tried "to adapt this language into a Author: Jean Mondot. Name. The English word "mandarin" (from Portuguese mandarim, from Malay [ˈməntəri] menteri, from Hindi mantri, from Sanskrit mantrin, meaning "minister or counsellor"), originally meant an official of the Chinese empire.

[2] [3] As their home dialects were varied and often mutually unintelligible, these officials communicated using a koiné based on various northern dialects.

FOURMIES, a town of northern France, in the department of Nord, on an affluent of the Sambre, 39 m. S.E. of Valenciennes by rail. Pop. () 13, It is one of the chief centres in France for wool combing and spinning, and produces a great variety of cloths.

The glass-works of Fourmies date fromand were the first established in the north of France.Bignon was able to have Etienne Fourmont, then engaged in cataloguing over 5, Chinese texts in the Académie, translate a page of Tibetan () for Peter the Great using a Tibetan-Latin dictionary complied by the head of Capucian mission to Lhasa in c.