Lazare de Baïf
He published a translation of the Electra of Sophocles in 1537, and afterwards a version of the Hecuba. He was an elegant writer of Latin verse, and is commended by Joachim du Bellay as having introduced certain valuable words into the French language.
- This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Baïf, Jean Antoine de". Encyclopædia Britannica. 3 (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.