Christian Cyclopedia

About the Cyclopedia

Migne, Jacques Paul

(1800–75). B. Saint-Flour, near Orléans, Fr.; RC priest Puiseaux, in the diocese of Orléans, 1824–33; to Paris 1833; founded pub. house; began ed. large collection of religious texts and encyclopedias; esp. significant: MPL, Lat. ecclesiastical writings up to 1216 (217 vols. text; 4 vols. indexes); MPG, Gk. ecclesiastical writings to ca. 1438 (161 vols. Gk. text with Lat. tr., and 81 vols. of the Lat. text only of Gk. fathers). Supplement vols. to MPL began to appear 1958, ed. A. Hamman. lndexes to MPG have appeared, ed. D. Scolarios (1879), F. Cavallera (1912), T. Hopfner (1928, 1936).

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