D'Antine, Francis

D'Antine (Francis), a Benedictine of the congregation of St. Maur, was born at Gouvieux in the diocese of Liege, in 1688, and made himself highly respected among his brethren by his piety and charitable attention to the poor and afflicted. To the learned world he is known as the editor of the first five volumes of the new edition of Du Gauge’s Glossary, in 1736, which he very much improved and enlarged. He was also one of the editors of the great collection of French historians begun by Bouquet, and of the “Art de verifier les dates,” of which a | new edition was published by Clement in 1770, folio. D’Amine translated the Psalms from the Hebrew, Paris, 1739 and 1740. He died in 1746. 1


Dict. Hist. and —Moreri in Antine.