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Robert Estienne, royal printer

Elizabeth Armstrong

Robert Estienne, royal printer

an historical study of the elder Stephanus.

by Elizabeth Armstrong

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Estienne, Robert.,
  • Printers -- England -- Biography.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxxi,310p. :
    Number of Pages310
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18655438M

    Geneva: Robert Estienne, “Alphabetum Græcum” is the first of three works in this collection by the Estienne family. This title was printed in , by Robert Estienne senior (Robertus Stephanus, in Latin), a well-known 16th-century French printer, classical scholar, and royal typographer. Robert Estienne: Royal Printer. By Elizabeth Armstrong. New York, Cambridge University Press, Pp. xxi + $Author: Sigmund Diamond.

    The Greek New Testament also known as the Textus Receptus or the Received Text was prepared by Desiderius Erasmus in and revised by Robert Estienne, also known as Robertus Stephanus, in It was the first edition ever published with critical apparatus of any sort. The Greek New Testament text was the basis of the translation of the King James Version and is derived from the best. First published in , Elizabeth Armstrong's Robert Estienne, Royal Printer set for printing historians a high standard for impeccable scholarship, breadth of historical perspective, and lucid prose. An understanding of the achieve ment and fortunes of Robert Estienne is essential to .

    Robert I Estienne (Paris – Geneva, 7 September ), also known as Robert Stephens (Latin: Stephanus), was a 16th century printer in Paris. He was a former Catholic who became an Evangelical late in his life and the first to print the Bible divided into standard numbered verses. For a biography of Estienne, see Elizabeth Armstrong, Robert Estienne, Royal Printer: an Historical Study of the Elder Stephanus (Cambridge, ). Estienne, Robert Estienne, Novum Testamentum Græce. 2nd edition.


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Robert Estienne, royal printer by Elizabeth Armstrong Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book was Robert Estienne published in Robert Estienne was born in Paris in the early years of the sixteenth century, the son of a successful printer-bookseller.

He became a printer himself, and one distinguished not only for the quality of his printing, but also for his scholarship.5/5(1). Robert I Estienne, Estienne also spelled Étienne, Latin Stephanus, (bornParis, France—died Sept.

7,Geneva, Switz.), scholar-printer, second son of Henri Estienne, who founded the family printing firm about in Paris. Robert became head of the firm inand it was he who adopted the device of the olive tree for his title pages.

Robert Estienne, Royal Printer by Elizabeth Armstrong,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Robert Estienne, Royal Printer: Elizabeth Armstrong: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Get this from a library. royal printer book Robert Estienne, royal printer; an historical study of the elder Stephanus.

[Elizabeth Armstrong]. Robert I Estienne (French: ; – 7 September ), known as Robertus Stephanus in Latin [1] and sometimes referred to as Robert Stephens [2] [3] or Roberti Stephani [4] was a 16th-century printer and classical scholar in was the proprietor of the Estienne print shop after the death of his father Henri Estienne, the founder of the Estienne printing firm.

Get this from a library. Robert Estienne, royal printer: an historical study of the elder Stephanus. [Elizabeth Armstrong]. Robert Estienne: Royal Printer by Armstrong, E.

and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This book was originally published in Robert Estienne was born in Paris in the early years of the sixteenth century, the son of a royal printer book printer-bookseller.

He became a printer himself, and one distinguished not only for the quality of his printing, but also for his scholarship. He was the most outstanding figure of the Parisian booktrade at the moment when that trade was one of the.

Robert Estienne, the French printer who added the verses to the Bible His son Henri finished the concordance project in after his father’s death and tells us, writing in Latin, that his father put in the numbers in while traveling inter equitandum from Paris to Lyon and back.

In Robert Estienne, Royal Printer: an Historical Study of the Elder Stephanus, Elizabeth Armstrong explains the meaning of this motto as follows: We might read the motto as a manifesto of intellectual humility in the presence of revealed truth, directed alike at excessive dogmatism on the part of Christians and of excessive presumption on the.

Estienne was not only a significant printer on the Continent during the early- to mid-sixteenth century, but he was a scholar of the Bible and classical literature as well. While working in Paris during the rule of King Francis I, such was his skill that Estienne was named “Royal Typographer”: the king’s printer in.

While working in Paris during the rule of King Francis I, such was his skill that Estienne was named “Royal Typographer”: the king’s printer in Hebrew and Latin inand then the king’s printer in Greek in The king of France understood well the new humanist impulse toward the study of.

Robert I Estienne (French: ; – 7 September ), known as Robertus Stephanus in Latin [1] and also referred to as Robert Stephens by 18th and 19th-century English writers, was a 16th-century printer and classical scholar in was a former Catholic who became a Protestant late in his life and the first to print the Bible divided into standard numbered verses.

Henri Estienne (/ eɪ ˈ t j ɛ n /; French: ; or – ), also known as Henricus Stephanus (/ ˈ s t ɛ f ə n ə s /), was a 16th-century French printer and classical scholar. He was the eldest son of Robert was instructed in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew by his father and would eventually take over the Estienne printing firm which his father owned in when his father.

Les grecs du roi are a celebrated Greek typeface designed by Claude Garamond in and containing a very large number of ligatures.

The grecs du roi were ordered by Robert Estienne on behalf of King Francis I of France. The design was based on the handwriting of the Cretan copyist Angelo Vergecio, and include a vast variety of alternate letters and ligatures to achieve this.

Robertus Stephanus – Novum Testamentum. Publisher: Paris,Third Edition. Author: Robertus Stephanus. Robert Estienne (a.k.a. Stephanus) published four Greek New Testaments in the sixteenth century (, and ).

The first three editions of his Novum Testamentum were published in Paris, the fourth in Geneva. Les censvres de theologiens de Paris, par lesquelles ils auoyent faulsement condamne les Bibles imprimees par Robert Estie?ne imprimeur du Roy: auec la response d'iceluy Robert Estienne.

Traduictes de latin en franc?ois. L'Oliuier de Robert Estienne, () (Reprint) Estienne, Robert. Buy Robert Estienne, Royal Printer: An Historical Study of the elder Stephanus Reissue by Elizabeth Armstrong (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book. Life. Henri Estienne was born in Paris in or ; however, little is known of Estienne until around Estienne married Guyonne Viart and became the director of the Higman press inwhich her deceased husband Jean Higman owned.

He likely began printing in between andand Estienne's first work was a Latin translation of Aristotle's Ethics in or Robert Estienne - 7 September A 16th-century printer and classical scholar in Paris.

He was a former Catholic who became a Protestant late in his life and the first to print the Bible divided into standard numbered versesAccessible book, French language, Latin, Bible.

The printing press became a vehicle for both. Henri Estienne, Robert’s father, was a printer of renown, producing some of the finest book editions to come out of the Renaissance. His work included academic and Biblical works for the University of Paris and its school of theology —the Sorbonne.

But let us focus on the son, Robert Estienne.Adrien Turnèbe (–65) was chair of Greek at the College Royal in France and succeeded Robert Estienne as Royal Printer for Greek (although his appointment was contested by Charles Estienne).

Here, according to Dibdin, he “very materially” corrected the Aldine text, and added a table of various readings.He was the patron and friend of Robert Estienne.

In he ordered Estienne to give a copy of every Greek book he printed to the royal library, thus founding the first copyright library. In he laid down a code for printers, which included a prohibition on the use of .