Darmesteter, James

   French orientalist, brother of Arsene Darmesteter. He was born at Chateau-Salins. He became professor at the College de France. He translated the sacred books of the Zoroastrian religion into French and English and published material concerning the relationship between Zoroastrianism and Judaism.

Dictionary of Jewish Biography. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Darmesteter, James — ▪ French orientalist born , March 28, 1849, Château Salins, Fr. died Oct. 19, 1894, Maisons Laffitte       French scholar noted for ancient Iranian language studies, especially his English and French translations of the Avesta, the sacred… …   Universalium

  • DARMESTETER, JAMES —    Orientalist, born in Lorraine, of Jewish descent; a distinguished Zend scholar and authority in Zend literature; in the interpretation of the Zend and other ancient literatures was of the modern critical school (1849 1894) …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • James Darmesteter — Naissance 28 mars 1849 Château Salins (Meurthe) Décès 19 octobre 1894 (à 45 ans) Maisons Laffitte (Seine et Oise) Nationalité …   Wikipédia en Français

  • James Darmesteter — (March 28, 1849 ndash; October 10, 1894), French author and antiquarian, was born of Jewish parents at Château Salins, in Alsace.The family name had originated in their earlier home of Darmstadt. He was educated in Paris, where, under the… …   Wikipedia

  • DARMESTETER, ARSÈNE — (1846–1888), French philologist and authority in Romance languages. Darmesteter, who was born at Château Salins (Lorraine), was appointed lecturer in Romance languages at the Ecole des Hautes Etudes in Paris in 1872. In 1877 he was appointed… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Darmesteter — Family name Darmesteter is a surname and may refer to: Agnes Mary Frances Duclaux (once Darmesteter) (1857 1944), English writer and scholar Arsène Darmesteter (1846 1888), French philologist James Darmesteter (1849 1894), French antiquarian …   Wikipedia

  • James Darmesteter — (* 28. März 1849 in Château Salins; † 19. Oktober 1894 in Maisons Lafitte bei Paris) war ein französischer Orientalist. Darmesteter studierte in Paris vergleichende Sprach und Religionswissenschaft. Sein besonderes Interesse galt dabei dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Darmesteter — ist der Name folgender Personen: Arsène Darmesteter (1846–1888), französischer Romanist James Darmesteter (1849–1894), französischer Orientalist Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demse …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Darmesteter — Darmesteter, 1) Arsène, franz. Philolog, geb. 5. Jan. 1846 in Château Salins, gest. 16. Nov. 1888 in Paris, lehrte anfangs an der Pariser Ecole des hautes études, dann (seit 1883) an der Sorbonne. Seine durch philosophischen Tiefblick… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Darmesteter — Darmesteter, Arsène, Romanist, geb. 5. Jan. 1846 zu Château Salins, Prof. an der Sorbonne, gest. 16. Nov. 1888; verdient um die Wortbildungslehre; schrieb: »La vie des mots« (4. Aufl. 1893), »Cours de grammaire historique« (3 Tle., 1892 94) u.a.… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.