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Allard, Paul

ALLARD, ɑ̄l´´lɑ̄r´, PAUL: Layman, French Christian archeologist; b. at Rouen Sept. 15, 1841. He was educated at the Collège Libre de Bois-Guillaume (near Rouen) and at the Faculté de Droit of Paris. He was admitted to the bar, and for many years has been a judge in the civil court of his native city. He is a member of the Rouen Academy, as well as of the Académie de Religion Catholique and the Académie Pontificale d’Archéologie, both of Rome. He is likewise a corresponding member of the Société des Antiquaires de France, and the editor of the Revue des traditions historiques of Paris. His chief works are: Les Esclaves chrétiens depuis les premiers temps de l’Église jusqu’à la fin de la domination romaine en Occident (Paris, 1876; crowned by the French Academy); L’Art paien sous les empereurs chrétiens (1879); Esclaves, serfs et mainmortables (1884); Histoire des persécutions 129 (4 vols., 1882-90); Le Christianisme et l’empire romain de Néron a Thédose (1897); Saint Basile (1898); Études d’histoire et d’archéologie (1898); Julian l’Apostat (3 vols., 1900-03; crowned by the French Academy); Les Chrétiens et l’incendie de Rome sous Néron (1903); Les Persécutions et la critique moderne (1903); and Dix leçons sur le martyre (1906). He has also made a translation, with additions and notes, of the Roma Sotterranea of Northcote and Brownlow under the title Rome souterraine (Paris, 1873).

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