Born at Saintes, 1609; died in Paris, 7 October, 1678. He was ordained in 1631, was a Doctor of the Sorbonne, and member of the French Oratory. His French translation of the New Testament (4 vols. 1666-170) was highly valued and ofter reprinted. His other Scriptural works are mostly extracts from his New Testament edition. As a strenuous opponent of the Jansenists, he wrote "Defensio Constitutionum Innocentii XI et Alexandri VII".
HURTER, Nomenclator, II, 146; Ingold in Vig., Dict. De la bible (Paris, 1895).
APA citation. (1907). Denis Amelote. In The Catholic Encyclopedia. New York: Robert Appleton Company. http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01407a.htm
MLA citation. "Denis Amelote." The Catholic Encyclopedia. Vol. 1. New York: Robert Appleton Company, 1907. <http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/01407a.htm>.
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Ecclesiastical approbation. Nihil Obstat. March 1, 1907. Remy Lafort, S.T.D., Censor. Imprimatur. +John Cardinal Farley, Archbishop of New York.
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