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Paul Louis Courier (1772–1825)

Courier (de Méré), Paul Louis (kö-ryā’). A French Hellenist and political pamphleteer; born in Paris, Jan. 4, 1772; assassinated near Veretz, Aug. 18, 1825. In 1813 he made a translation of ‘Daphnis and Chloe’; he also translated ‘The Luciad, or the Ass of Lucius of Patras,’ published with the Greek text (1818). His numerous pamphlets, especially his ‘Pamphlet of Pamphlets,’ are masterpieces of style, of marvelous conciseness, and noteworthy documents for the history of the ancient political and ecclesiastical contentions.