Louis de Sacy

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Louis de Sacy

Louis de Sacy (French pronunciation: ​[lwi də sasi]; 1654, Paris – 26 October 1727, Paris) was a French author, and lawyer. He was the third member elected to occupy seat 2 of the Académie française in 1701. De Sacy was particularly known for his elegant translations of Pliny the Younger's Epistulae and Panegyricus Traiani.[1][2]

Bibliography[edit]

  • Lettres de Pline le Jeune (1699-1701)
  • Traité de l’amitié (1703)
  • Traité de la gloire (1715)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Académie française. "Louis de Sacy".Retrieved 22 March 2017 (in French).
  2. ^ Godefroy, Frédéric Eugène (1863). Histoire de la littérature française depuis le xvie sìcle, Vol. 3, p. 49. Gaume frères & J. Duprey (in French)