Tuesday, May 6, 2008

Antoine Augustin Calmet

Antoine Augustin Calmet (1672-1757)

Antoine Augustin Calmet (26 February 1672 25 October 1757), French Benedictine, was born at Mnil-la-Horgne in Lorraine. He was educated at the Benedictine priory of Breuil in Commercy, and in 1688 joined the same order in the abbey of St-Mansuy at Toul, where he was admitted to profession 23 October of the following year. After his ordination, 17 March 1696, he was appointed to teach philosophy and theology at Moyenmoutier Abbey.

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