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Muret is a commune of the Haute-Garonne d├ępartement, in France. The commune (in French: commune, word appeared in the 12th century, from Medieval Latin communia, gathering of people sharing a common life, from Latin communis, things held in common) is the lowest level of administrative division in the French Republic. ... Haute-Garonne is a département in the southwest of France named after the Garonne river. ... The départements (or departments) are administrative units of France and many former French colonies, roughly analogous to British counties. ...


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Marc-Antoine Muret (503 words)
To the Venetian period of Muret's life belong his editions for Paulus Manutius, of Horace, Terence (1555), Catullus, Tibullus, and Propertius (1558), to which must be added the three orations "De studiis litterarum" (1555).
In 1559 Muret published the first eight books of his "Variae lectiones", which occasioned Lambinus to accuse him of plagiarism and brought their friendship to an end.
Muret's works were edited by Ruhnken (Leyden, 4 vols., 1789), and another edition appeared at Verona (5 vols., 1727-30).
CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Marc-Antoine Muret (512 words)
With the year 1559 began the insecure period of Muret's life, when he devoted himself to private tuition.
He next entered the service of Ippolito d'Este, Cardinal of Ferrara, in whose suite he went to Paris, and thence to Rome, where he spent the remainder of his life (1563-85) expounding Aristotle, Cicero, Plato, Juvenal, and Tacitus, and teaching jurisprudence.
Muret's editions of Latin authors and translations of Plato and Aristotle, while they hardly entitled him to rank with the great Philologists of his time, show good taste, acumen, and care.
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