The Oxford Biblical Studies Online and Oxford Islamic Studies Online have retired. Content you previously purchased on Oxford Biblical Studies Online or Oxford Islamic Studies Online has now moved to Oxford Reference, Oxford Handbooks Online, Oxford Scholarship Online, or What Everyone Needs to Know®. For information on how to continue to view articles visit the subscriber services page.
Signed in as:

Related Content

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Literature


Show Summary Details


Jean Terrasson, abbé


Quick Reference


An early freemason and member of the Académie Française and Académie des Inscriptions. He was a champion of the modernes (Dissertation sur l'Iliade d'Homère, 1715) [see Querelle], and wrote ...

Subjects: Literature

Reference entries