Published by Claude Cramoisy in Paris during the year MDCLXII (1662 - 1st edition). Prefaces by Louis-Henri de Lomenie de Brienne, by the authors nephew Jean Madelenet, Gabrielis Madeleneti Elogium P.
Petito scriptore, Ode by Carolus du Perier. Handwritten inscription on first blank leaf Pour Monsieur Ladvocat Delavau par son tres obeissant serviteur... Though the handwritten dedication is signed by MADELENET, due to the fact that Gabriel Madelenet reportedly died in 1661 -while the book is dated from 1662-, it was probably signed by the poets nephew Jean Madelenet. Book measures about 6" by 3 5/8".Please look at photos to help determine condition. Or Magdelenet , a native of Burgundy, born in 1587, was brought up to the law. And was admitted an advocate of the Parliament of Paris. He obtained the patronage of the Cardinals du Perron and Richelieu, the latter of whom made him his latin secretary. His first poetical attempt was in French verse, and he composed a piece on the taking of Rochelle, which probably procured him the favour of Richelieu.
His success, however, in this walk was but indifferent, and he was rather ridiculed than praised by the wits of the time. At length he turned to latin poetry, and was so happy in his compositions, that the celebrated Nicholas Bourbon exclaimed at the first sight of them Ubi tamdiu latuisti? Where have you been so long concealed? He seems to have resolved to be no longer concealed; for Huets account of his manner of introducing himself to him, is one of the best examples to be met with of the easy forwardness of a Frenchman and a poet and would form a scene for Moliere or Sterne.Madelenet wrote chiefly in the lyric strain and his subjects were the eulogies of Louis XIII, Louis XIV, their ministers and courtiers. The judgement of critics, that they display more art and study than genius, may readily be admitted as just; for one who was ridiculous in his own language could never be great in another. He died at Auxerre in 1661.
1687 was a French scholar. Where he took the degree of. Though he did not practice medicine afterwards. Returning to Paris, he resided for some time with the president.As tutor to his sons, and afterwards as a literary companion with. He died shortly after taking a wife. PLEASE TAKE A LOOK AT MY COLLECTION OF OTHER COOL STUFF I HAVE LISTED. Check out my other items.
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