Alfred Rébelliau (born April 15, 1858 in Nantes , † November 8, 1934 in Paris ) was a French librarian, historian, Romance scholar and literary scholar.
life and work
Rébelliau entered the École normal supérieure in 1877 and passed the Agrégation in 1880 . He completed his habilitation in 1888 with the Thèses Bossuet, historien du protestantisme. Etude on the "Histoire des variations" et sur la controverse entre les protestants et les catholiques au XVIIe siècle (Paris 1891, 1892, 1908), as well as De Vergilio in informandis muliebribus quae sunt in Aeneide personis inventore (Paris 1892) and became a professor for French literary history at the University of Rennes . In 1893 he moved to the library of the Institut de France , of which he became director in 1898. From 1906 to 1918 he also taught at the Sorbonne . He became president of the Thiers Foundation in 1921.
Rébelliau was from 1913 a member of the Académie des sciences morales et politiques and from 1929 an associate member of the Accademia dei Lincei . He was an honorary doctor of the University of Leuven . A street in Nantes is named after him.
- (Ed.) Bossuet, Sermons choisis , Paris 1882, 15th edition 1926
- (Ed.) André Chénier, Choix de poésies , Paris 1888
- (Ed.) La Bruyère, Les caractères , Paris 1890
- (Ed.) Bossuet, Oraisons funèbres , Paris 1897, 11th edition 1920
- Bossuet, Paris 1900, 6th edition 1927
- (Ed.) La Compagnie secrète du Saint-Sacrement. Lettres du groupe parisien au groupe marseillais, 1639-1662 , Paris 1908
- Documents on the French civilization. Le Fait religieux in la France contemporaine. État des Églises en 1920 , Paris 1922
- Vauban , ed. by Jacques Lovie, Paris 1962
- Henri Dehérain, “Alfred Rébelliau”, in: Revue historique 174, 1934, pp. 659–661
- Qui était qui. XXe siècle , Levallois-Perret 2005 sv
- Literature by and about Alfred Rébelliau in the SUDOC catalog (Association of French University Libraries)
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||French librarian, historian, Romance scholar and literary scholar|
|DATE OF BIRTH||April 15, 1858|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Nantes|
|DATE OF DEATH||November 8, 1934|
|Place of death||Paris|