Vernant, Jean-Pierre

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Vernant, Jean-Pierre Gender: M
born on 4 January 1914 at 02:00 (= 02:00 AM )
Place Provins, France, 48n33, 3e18
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Geslain
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 12°53' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 07°53 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 03°34'

Jean-Pierre Vernant (at his last conference, 23 October 2006, Aubervilliers)
photo: Wikinade, license gfdl


French historian and anthropologist, specialist in ancient Greece. Influenced by Claude Lévi-Strauss, Vernant developed a structuralist approach to Greek myth, tragedy, and society which would itself be influential among classical scholars. He was an honorary professor at the Collège de France.

He died on 9 January 2007.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Didier Geslain archive, 'Historiens' pdf file, p. 80.


  • Vocation : Humanities+Social Sciences : Historian
  • Vocation : Science : Anthropology