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Jean Allemand

French priest and Orientalist, b. 19 November, 1799; d. 9 August, 1833

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Allemand, JEAN, a French priest and Orientalist, b. November 19, 1799; d. August 9, 1833. After his ordination he was made professor of Sacred Scripture in the Roman Seminary, Consultor of the Congregation of the Index, Censor of the Academy of the Catholic Religion, and editor of the “Annales des sciences religieuses”. He wrote on Purgatory against Dudley, and a warning against the hieroglyphic discoveries of Champollion (Rome, 1834).

A. J. MAAS


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