Cappellaus (Fr Capelain), Claudius
Cappellaus (Fr. Capelain), Claudius, a French theologian, was born in the province of Maline, and lived in 1607. He became a member of the Sorbonne and doctor of theology. He was well versed in the Hebrew language, and claimed that the Greek text has been often perverted by the unfaithfulness or ignorance of the rabbins, citing in support of this Opinion numerous passages from the ancient rabbinical works which differ from those of the modern Hebrew Bibles. He published, Mature Raibbisicum Infidum (Paris, 1607, 1693). See Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, s.v.