LOUYS Pierre (1870-1925)

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LOUYS Pierre (1870-1925)
L.A.S. "Pierre", Friday evening 26 [July 28, 1916], to his brother Georges LOUIS; 4 pages in-8 in purple ink. While correcting Isthi's proofs, he wrote to Professor CLERMONT- GANNEAU about the date of writing of the Gesture of Moses, while the scholar was writing to him on Poetry. Louÿs copied the quatrain that he addressed to him, evoking the stele of Mesa (discovered in 1868 by Clermont-Ganneau): "Pour aller de l'Horeb à Delphes / I offer these verses to whom tmesa / L'Asie en sang du roi Mèsa, / L'Asie en fleurs des Dieux adelphes"; and he commented on it
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