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distinguished family of French printers of the sixteenth century, Henri & Robert Estienne.

distinguished family of French printers of the sixteenth century, Henri & Robert Estienne.

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Published by Linotype &Machinery in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Estienne, Henri, -- 1528-1598.,
  • Estienne, Robert.

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLinotype & Machinery Limited.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14207600M

      ESTIENNE (or Étienne; the French form of the name; anglicized to Stephens, and latinized to Stephanus), a French family of scholars and printers. The founder of the race was Henri Estienne (d. ), the scion of a noble family of Provence, who came to Paris in , and soon afterwards set up a printing establishment at the top of the rue. One of the most distinguished families of printers in 16th century Europe was the Estiennes. Henri Estienne I was a printer and bookseller who was active in Paris from His sons Robert and François carried on the family legacy, printing in Paris and Geneva, as did his grandsons. In fact, there were Estiennes printing Read More →.

    Henri Estienne was born in Paris, France. He, also known as Henricus Stephanus, was a 16th-century French printer and classical scholar. In he published at Paris his first independent work, the Anacreon. In he seems to have had a printing establishment of his own. In he assumed charge of his father's presses. Estienne printed nine Greek editiones principes, which Schreiber says "left an indelible mark on classical scholarship." The present work also marks the beginning of the career of the Estienne family's greatest scholar, Robert's son Henri, who as a 15 year-old helped to correct the text.

    For the Henri Estienne, printer, father of Robert Estienne and grandfather of this Henri Estienne, see Henri Estienne (elder). Trésor de la langue grecque (reedited in ) Henri Estienne (French: [etjɛn] ; or – ), also known as Henricus Stephanus, was a 16th-century French printer and classical scholar. Source: Meggs' History of Graphic Design 5th edition. EBook + ILRC guide. Lecture. Practice Quizzes from the Interactive Resource Guide. This set of flashcards includes material from Ch. 7: Renaissance Graphic Design. PLEASE REFER TO CLASS PAGE ("History of Graphic Design") FOR MORE INFO. Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free.


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Distinguished family of French printers of the sixteenth century, Henri & Robert Estienne Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Distinguished family of French printers of the sixteenth century, Henri & Robert Estienne. Author: George William Jones ; Bruce Rogers ; Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress).

Robert I Estienne (French: ; – 7 September ), known as Robertus Stephanus in Latin and sometimes referred to as Robert Stephens or Roberti Stephani 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 : Robert Estienne,Paris.

Henri II Estienne. Henri II Estienne, Estienne also spelled Étienne, Latin Stephanus, (bornParis, France—diedLyon), scholar-printer, grandson of Henri Estienne, founder of the family printing firm in Paris, and son of Robert I Estienne, who left Paris to establish a printing firm in Geneva.

A Distinguished family of French printers of the sixteenth century: Henri and Robert Estienne (Book) Poésies de Firmin Didot: suivies d'observations littéraires et typographiques sur Robert et Henri Estienne by Firmin Didot ().

Robert was born in Paris, the second son of the famous humanist printer Henri Estienne (the Elder) and became acquainted early on with ancient languages. After Henri's death in the printing establishment was maintained by his former partner Simon de Colines who also married Robert's mother, the widow Estienne.

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.

Henri Estienne also known as Henricus Stephanus, was a 16th-century Parisian printer. Born in Paris in orEstienne established the Estienne printing firm in from his wife's deceased husband's Higman Press.

After his death inhis wife married his colleague Simon de Colines who took control of the Estienne Press until his son Robert Estienne assumed control of the press in English: Robert Estienne was a French printer of the 16th century, noted for his editions of the Bible.

Robert Estienne 16th-century printer and classical scholar in ParisCountry of citizenship: France, Republic of Geneva (). great book-printer and his intellectual surroundings in the case of Robert Estienne who was at the same time one of the greatest scholars of his age.

I Before concentrating on his personality, however, let us briefly consider the general background of our topic.2 Gutenberg, the in ventor of typography, and his pupils and imitators, who printed.

Henri Estienne, also known as Henricus Stephanus, was a 16th-century French printer and classical scholar. He was the eldest son of Robert Estienne. He 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 died.

His most well-known work was the Thesaurus graecae linguae which was printed in. ESTIENNE (É TIENNE) A French family of the 16th century renowned as printers and humanists. Henry Estienne, the founder of the family; b. Paris, The family printing press was set up near the Sorbonne University c.

– After Henry's death, since his three sons, Francis, Robert, and Charles, were still quite young, Simon de Colines, a foreman, provisionally took charge of the firm. A Distinguished family of French printers of the sixteenth century: Henri and Robert Estienne.

On the death of Aldus Greek and Latin verses were composed in his honor by his distinguished contemporary Henri Estienne, who, during the first two decades of the sixteenth century, shared with Jodocus Badius Ascensius the honors of Paris printing.

Many of the books which Badius published contain a preface from his own pen. Initially, as in Italy, the first printers were imported Germans printing Latin texts. The gothic typeform reigned as the popular typographic style until native printers and type designers shaped a distinctively elegant approach to French typography.

The first book printed in French, Chroniques de France. iii. Henry Estienne the Elder () was one of the early French scholar-printer who became enthusiastic about Aldus's hypnerotomachia Poliphili. Soon books printed in roman types, with title pages and initials inspired by the Venetians, were sprouting all over Paris.

Leading printers in France produced books of fine proportions. (?–). The founder of the Estienne family that was supreme in French printing for three generations was the first Henri Estienne.

In the early 16th century, while the University of Paris was Europe’s leading institution of higher learning, the scholarly Henri set high standards as a publisher of classical literature.

When his brother Robert left Paris for religious reasons and settled in Geneva as a printer inCharles took over the family business in Paris. Although Robert had joined Jean Calvin, Henri II's esteem for the Estienne family was such that Charles was immediately appointed King's Printer -- a title formerly held by his brother Robert.

Henri Estienne, also known as Henricus Stephanus or Henry Stephens, was a 16th-century Paris ian printer. Henry Estienne, the eldest son of the great Robert Estienne, was born in Paris in (some sources say ), and died at Lyon in 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.

Media in category "Henri Estienne" The following 10 files are in this category, out of 10 total. Charles Utenhove, Epitaphe sur le trespas du roy treschrestien Henri Roy de France II de ce nom, Estienne,Titre, Privilège & envoi du 1, × 1,; MB.

Charles Estienne’s De dissectione partium corporis humani libri tres () was the third fully illustrated anatomical work ever to be published. Estienne came from a distinguished printing family: his father, Henri, began the family book-trade in the early 16th century and his brother, Robert, improved upon the business by printing elegant Latin and Greek works.

Henry II Estienne (), also known by the Latinised form of his name, Stephanus, was one of the most prominent scholars of the 16th century as well as running one of the most important printing houses.

He was French born but lived in Geneva from where his father, Robert Estienne, had moved the family printing business when life in.Robert I Estienne (Paris – Geneva, 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.

The book quickly became the standard work on rhetorical dilation, adopted by virtually every school in England as well as by many schools on the Continent. It went through well over a hundred editions in the sixteenth century alone.

Learning to Erasmus had to have a social meaning. He was an educationalist, not a stuffy or retiring scholar.