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Louis Moréri
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Date of Birth: 25 March 1643

Place of Birth: Bargemon, France

Date of Death: 10 July 1680

Place of Death: Paris, France


Louis Moréri was born in the village of Bargemon in Provence, France, in 1643. He studied rhetoric at the Jesuit College in Aix-en-Provence before going on to study theology in Lyon. By the age of 18, he had two works published, Le pays d’amour and Doux plaisirs de la poesie (both 1661). He was ordained in Lyon and rema…

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Cussen, Sinéad, “Louis Moréri”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 15 October 2019 <>

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