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Anne Dacier, a Frenchwoman, was active as a classical scholar, editor, translator, and critic during the early eighteenth century. Her work and her reputation were well known in England.
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Shortly before 24 December 1645 Anne Le Fèvre (later Dacier) was born; this was the date of her baptism at the Protestant church at Is-sur-Tille near Dijon. Bibliographic Citation link.  scholarly note link.
1711 AD tackled the summit of classical translation with her French rendering of Homer's Iliad: L'Iliade d'Homère, traduite en françois avec des remarques. Bibliographic Citation link.
17 August 1720 AD died of a stroke at the Louvre apartments that were her home. Bibliographic Citation link.
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