Gaspard Abeille

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Abeille portrait, anonymous artist, circa 1704

Gaspard Abeille (1648–1718) was a French lyric and tragic poet, born in Riez, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence. He was educated with the aim of a career in the church and received the title of Abbé. In 1704, he was elected a member of the Académie française. His brother Scipion was also a poet and a surgeon.

Plays[edit]

  • Argélie, reine de Thessalie, tragédie (1673).
  • Coriolan, tragédie (1676).
  • Lyncée, tragédie (1678).