Henri Estienne


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Henri Estienne (1528 or 1531 – 1598), also known as Henricus Stephanus, was a sixteenth-century French printer and classical scholar. He was the eldest son of Robert Estienne.

Estienne was born in Paris.

He displayed in his youth a genuine enthusiasm for Greek and Latin; and his father took special pains with his education, and, as a part of his general training, he undertook... more »

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  • ''If youth but knew; if age but could.''
    Henri Estienne (1531-1598), French scholar, publisher. Les Prémices, epigram 191 (1594).
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