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(French etjɛn) or


(Biography) a family of French printers, scholars, and dealers in books, including Henri (ɑ̃ri), ?1460–1520, who founded the printing business in Paris, his son Robert (rɔbɛr), 1503–59, and his grandson Henri, 1528–98


(ɛsˈtyɛn) also Étienne,

a family of French printers, book dealers, and scholars, including Henri, died 1520; his son, Robert, 1503?–59; Henri (son of Robert), 1531?–98.
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Philippe Estienne, who opened Tymad, a creperie and pastry shop, said he couldn't get buckwheat flour so he ended up using ordinary wheat flour, which lacked bite.
A week later, I usually found myself retreating into a more conventional admiration for the best books of the stepson of Colines, Robert Estienne (1503-59).
Among those who began to protest against the intrusion of Italianism in France, particularly with regard to language, a certain Parisian printer, Henri Estienne (1528-1598), distinguished himself by his fervor and for his compelling articulation of the argument in support of the purity of the French language.
Les enjeux de la pratique traductive chez Henri Estienne
In 1586, Henri Estienne found himself, with his family's press, in Calvinist Geneva.
Pizzorno begins with three famous sixteenth-century paradox books: Ortensio Lando's Paradossi cioe sentenze fuori del comun parere (1543); Charles Estienne's Paradoxes (1553), a partial translation of Lando; and Anthony Munday's The Defence of Contraries (1593), a partial translation of Estienne.
Theatre des Bouffes du Nord production of a play in one act adapted by Marie-Helene Estienne from "The Brothers Karamazov" by Fyodor Dostoyevsky.
This struggle is exemplified by two exhibitions that took place in the 1950s: Perennite de l'art gaulois, at the Musee pedagogique in 1955, which was organized by the art critic Charles Estienne in association with the surrealist group; and Les Ceremonies commemoratives de la deuxieme condamnation de Siger de Brabant, at the Galerie Kleber in 1957, which was organized by the abstract painters Georges Mathieu and Simon Hantati.
The first thematic section, headed 'Ecritures de l'histoire', focuses primarily on the recording of history, whether by 'professional' historians (Rene de Lucinge), memorialistes (Charlotte de Mornay), polemicists (Henri Estienne, D'Aubigne), or the grands rhetoriqueurs.
Mark Andy France has installed a six-color Scout in the print training department of one of France's oldest and well knownschools, Ecole Superieure Estienne des Arts et Industries Graphiques, in Paris.
To cut costs, Estienne inserted woodblocks showing internal organs into borrowed illustrations of the human figure.
La Guide des chemins de France de Charles Estienne constitue un ouvrage particulierement significatif pour observer la facon dont les pratiques quotidiennes du "consommateur", de l'usager anonyme des chemins (1) creent une certaine image d'un pays.