Rabelais (François): François Rabelais is a French writer (La Devinière south of Chinon, Indre-et-Loire around 1483 or around 1494 - Paris 1553). Successively monk, doctor and professor of anatomy, he is also a prodigious scholar versed in Hebrew, Greek and several living languages of his time; he accompanied Cardinal Jean du Bellay on several occasions on a diplomatic mission to Rome.
Rabelais is one of the greatest French writers, author of Pantagruel (1532), of ...
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