Petrus Morinus

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Petrus Morinus or Pierre Morin (1531–1608) was a French biblical scholar.

Born in Paris, he moved to Italy, where he worked for a time for Paulus Manutius in Venice. He then taught Greek in Vicenza and Ferrara. By 1575 he was in Rome, working on editions of the Bible in the Vatican.[1] He was an editor of the Septuagint and the Vulgate.[2]

Morinus died in Rome in 1608.[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ (French) Etienne Pasquier (1974). Briefe, franz. Librairie Droz. p. 95 note. ISBN 978-2-600-02480-8. Retrieved 24 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Illustrations of Biblical Literature, vol. II, Rev. James Townley, 1856