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Faber (FEVRE, DE LA BODERIE), Gui, a French theologian, was born at Boderie, Normandy, August 9, 1541. He became secretary of the duke of Alenqoni, and died in 1598. He was a good linguist, and took part in preparing the Antwerp Polyglot, for which he furnished the Syriac of the N.T. with a Latin translation. He also composed a Chaldaic and a Syriac Grammar, and a Syro-Chaldaic Lexicon, and edited the works of Severus, patriarch of Alexandria, on baptism and the Eucharist, in Syriac, with a Latin translation, and translated Marsil. Ficinus and other writers into French.-Herzog, Real-Encyklopadie, 4:313; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Generale, 30:342.

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