Catholic Encyclopedia (1913)/Denis Amelote

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Born at Saintes, 1609; died in Paris, 7 October, 1678. He was ordained in 1631, was a Doctor of the Sorbonne, and member of the French Oratory. His French translation of the New Testament (4 vols. 1666–70) was highly valued and often reprinted. His other Scriptural works are mostly extracts from his New Testament edition. As a strenuous opponent of the Jansenists, he wrote “Defensio Constitutionum Innocentii XI et Alexandri VII”.


Hurter. Nomenclator, II, 146; Ingold in Vig., Dict. de la bible (Paris, 1895).

A. J. Maas.