CAUSSIN DE PERCEVAL, Armand-Pierre

CAUSSIN DE PERCEVAL, Armand-Pierre. Paris 11.1.1795 — Paris 15.1.1871. French Oriental (Arabic) Scholar. Son of Jean-Jacques-Antoine C. de P. (1759–1835, like his son Professor of Arabic at Collège de France) and Catherine Félicité Labroue (d. 1802). In 1833–71 Professor of Arabic at Collège de France in Paris, in 1821–71 also Professor of Vulgar Arabic at É.L.O.V. Member of A.I.B.L. 1849.

Publications: Much on Arabic, esp. Essai sur l’histoire des Arabes avant l’islamisme, pendant l’époque de Mahomet, et jusqu’à la réduction de toutes les tribus sous la loi musulmane. 1-3. P. 1847.

Review of Les aventures de Kamrup, transl. by Garcin de Tassy, JA 2:15, 1835, 446-473.

Sources: Fück 1955, 151; H. Dehérain, JS 1926, 117-127; *H. Wallon, CRAI 1880, 394-427; Wikipedia with portrait.

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