Cabassut (Cabassutius), Jean
Cabassut (Cabassutius), Jean an eminent Roman canonist, was born at Aix, in Provence, 1604 or 1605, entered the congregation of the Oratory 1626, and died at Aix, aged eighty-one, Sept. 25, 1685. At Rome he was regarded as an oracle in every thing relating to the canon law and casuistry, and a good Oriental scholar. He wrote Juris Canonici theoria et praxis (4to, 1696, 1698, and by Gibert, with notes, etc., 1738); also Historiarum, Conciliorum et Canonum invicem collatorum veterumque Ecclesice rituum, ab ipsis Ecclesice incunabulis ad nostra usque tempora, notitia ecclesiastica (best ed. Lugd. 1685, fol.; again, Lyons, 1725; and in an abridged form, 1776, 8vo).