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Charles Rollin (1661–1741)

Rollin, Charles (rō-la‘). A French historian; born in Paris, Jan. 30, 1661; died there, Sept. 14, 1741. His best-known work is the ‘Ancient History’ (1730–38), often reprinted in France, England, and America, and not useless even yet as an entertaining popular work to create an interest in history. His other works include ‘Roman History’ (1738–48), and a ‘Treatise on Study’ (1726–31).