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French and Orientalist
Said was mainly concerned with literature in the widest sense, especially French literature, and did not cover visual art and Orientalist painting, though others, notably Linda Nochlin, have tried to extend his analysis to art, " with uneven results ".
French Orientalist painting was transformed by Napoleon's ultimately unsuccessful invasion of Egypt and Syria in 1798-1801, which stimulated great public interest in Egyptology, and was also recorded in subsequent years by Napoleon's court painters, especially Baron Gros, although the Middle Eastern campaign was not one on which he accompanied the army.
Delacroix followed up with Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi ( 1827 ), commemorating a siege of the previous year, and the Death of Sardanapalus, inspired by Lord Byron, which although set in antiquity has been credited with beginning the mixture of sex, violence, lassitude and exoticism which runs through much French Orientalist painting.
But Rana Kabbani believes that " French Orientalist painting, as exemplified by the works of Gérôme, may appear more sensual, gaudy, gory and sexually explicit than its British counterpart, but this is a difference of style not substance ...
* Benjamin, Roger Orientalist Aesthetics, Art, Colonialism and French North Africa: 1880-1930, U. of California Press, 2003
There are also recent signs of the reception of phenomenology ( and Heidegger's thought in particular ) within scholarly circles focused on studying the impetus of metaphysics in the history of ideas in Islam and Early Islamic philosophy ; perhaps under the indirect influence of the tradition of the French Orientalist and philosopher Henri Corbin.
The French Orientalist Évariste Lévi-Provençal on the other hand advocated Ibn Hayyān as the supreme Muslim historian of the era ( and the battle ).
* March 30 — David Léon Cahun, French Orientalist and writer ( born 1841 )
* Étienne Hubert ( Arabist ) ( 1567 – 1614 ), French physician, Orientalist and diplomat
Émile Jean-Horace Vernet ( 30 June 1789 – 17 January 1863 ) was a French painter of battles, portraits, and Orientalist Arab subjects.
Étienne Marc Quatremère ( July 12, 1782 – 1857 ) was a French Orientalist.
Eusèbe Renaudot ( July 20, 1646 – September 7, 1720 ) was a French theologian and Orientalist.
While still living in Mulhouse, he discovered the works of René Guénon, the French philosopher and Orientalist, which served to confirm his intellectual intuitions and which provided support for the metaphysical principles he had begun to discover.
Eugène-Melchior, vicomte de Vogüé ( 25 February 1848 – 29 March 1910 ) was a French diplomat, Orientalist, travel writer, archaeologist, philanthropist and literary critic.
* January 17-Horace Vernet, French painter of battles, portraits, and Orientalist Arab subjects ( b. 1789 )
Théodore Chassériau ( September 20, 1819 – October 8, 1856 ) was a French romantic painter noted for his portraits, historical and religious paintings, allegorical murals, and Orientalist images inspired by his travels to Algeria.
Charles Simon Clermont-Ganneau ( 19 February 1846 – 15 February 1923 ) was a noted French Orientalist and archaeologist.
* David Léon Cahun ( 1841 – 1900 ), a Jewish French traveler, Orientalist and writer
During the Victorian era, French Orientalist painters such as Jean-Léon Gérôme presented an idealized depiction of female toplessness in Muslim harem baths, while Eugène Delacroix, a French romantic artist, invoked images of liberty as a topless woman.
The French Orientalist Edgard Blochet ( 1870 – 1937 ) argued that some of the folios of the manuscript, including the pictorial series, were an interpolation no earlier than the 10th or 11th century.
Herbert was in his own right a considerable Orientalist, and a linguist who spoke French, Italian, German, Turkish, Arabic, Greek and Albanian as well as English.
* Pierre Amédée Jaubert ( 1779-1847 ), French Orientalist and traveller

French and Silvestre
* 1977 – Mikaël Silvestre, French footballer
The work was then translated into French, with valuable notes, by Silvestre de Sacy in 1810.
** Silvestre de Sacy, French linguist and orientalist ( d. 1838 )
Antoine Isaac, Baron Silvestre de Sacy (; 21 September 1758, Paris – 21 February 1838, Paris ), was a French linguist and orientalist.
Monographs on the art and life of Courbet have been written by Estignard ( Paris, 1874 ), D ' Ideville, ( Paris, 1878 ), Silvestre in Les artistes français, ( Paris, 1878 ), Isham in Van Dyke's Modern French Masters ( New York, 1896 ), Meier-Graefe, Corot and Courbet, ( Leipzig, 1905 ), Cazier ( Paris, 1906 ), Riat, ( Paris, 1906 ), Muther, ( Berlin, 1906 ), Robin, ( Paris, 1909 ), Benedite, ( Paris, 1911 ) and Lazár Béla ( Paris, 1911 ).
Later he studied Arabic under Silvestre de Sacy, ( 1758 – 1838 ), a member of the French nobility since 1813 and the son of a public notary with Jewish roots, becoming later a rector at the University of Paris, in the School of Living Oriental Languages.
O. G. Tychsen, Rostock, 1797 ; French translation by Silvestre de Sacy, Paris, 1797 )
The story of Hakim's life inspired ( presumably through Silvestre de Sacy ) the French author Gérard de Nerval who recounted his version of it (“ Histoire du Calife Hakem ”: History of the Caliph Hakem ) as an appendix to his Voyage en Orient.
A good idea of the latter may be obtained from Silvestre de Sacys edition of six of the maqamas with French translation and notes in his Chrestomathie arabe, vol.
* The third battle of Cape Finisterre ( 1805 ) on 22 July 1805 was an inconclusive encounter between a British fleet commanded by Calder and a French fleet commanded by Silvestre de Villeneuve
Paul-Armand Silvestre ( April 18, 1837-February 19, 1901 ), French poet and conteur, was born in Paris.

French and de
Alain Connes (; born 1 April 1947 ) is a French mathematician, currently Professor at the Collège de France, IHÉS, The Ohio State University and Vanderbilt University.
The most important French social theorist since Foucault and Lévi-Strauss is Pierre Bourdieu, who trained formally in philosophy and sociology and eventually held the Chair of Sociology at the Collège de France.
The term android was used in a more modern sense by the French author Auguste Villiers de l ' Isle-Adam in his work Tomorrow's Eve ( 1886 ).
* 1706 – Louis de Cahusac, French playwright and librettist, and Freemason ( d. 1759 )
* 1861 – Stanislas de Guaita, French occultist ( d. 1897 )
* 1748 – Antoine Laurent de Jussieu, French botanist ( d. 1836 )
* 1623 – Fran &# 231 ; ois de Laval, French bishop ( d. 1708 )
* 1651 – Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, French educational reformer and Catholic saint ( d. 1719 )
* 1810 – Napoleonic Wars: The French Navy defeats the British Royal Navy, preventing them from taking the harbour of Grand Port on Île de France.
* 1644 – Louise de La Vallière, French mistress of Louis XIV of France ( d. 1710 )
* 1656 – Claude de Forbin, French naval commander ( d. 1733 )
* 1715 – Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues, French writer ( d. 1747 )
* 1780 – Étienne Bonnot de Condillac, French philosopher ( b. 1715 )
His own ideas, especially those expressed in his masterworks, French Rural History ( Les caractères originaux de l ' histoire rurale française, 1931 ) and Feudal Society, were incorporated by the second-generation Annalistes, led by Fernand Braudel.
* 1779 – Louis de Freycinet, French explorer ( d. 1842 )
* 1921 – Manitas de Plata, French guitarist
French Enlightenment masterpieces such as Georges-Louis Leclerc, comte de Buffon ’ s Histoire naturelle, générale et particulière ( begun in 1749 ) and Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d ' Alembert ’ s Encyclopédie ( volumes added between 1751 and 1772 ) thus became Ampère ’ s schoolmasters.
Ampère also applied this same principle to magnetism, showing the harmony between his law and French physicist Charles Augustin de Coulomb ’ s law of magnetic action.
* 1625 – François de Harlay de Champvallon, French archbishop ( d. 1695 )
* 1892 – Louis de Broglie, French physicist, Nobel Prize laureate ( d. 1987 )
The Cinépolis Galerías Diana and the Teatro Juan Ruíz de Alarcón show French and French literary figures give talks on their specialised subjects.
* 1645 – Jean de La Bruyère, French writer ( d. 1696 )

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