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us: Dechepare, Bernat

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    • us: Echepare, Bernard d'
    • us: Dechepare, Bernard
    • us: Dechepare, Bernardo
    • us: Etxepare, Bernard
    • us: Dechepare, Bernart
    • us: Detxepare, Bernard
    • us: Dechepare, Bernardus
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) [1470..1480]
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 15uu
    • Death Date

        (edtf) [1521..1530]Dechepare, Bernat. Linguae Vasconum primitiae, 1980: p. xv
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Navarre (Kingdom)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port (France)
    • Birth Place

        (lcsh) Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port Region (France)
    • Associated Locale

        (lcsh) Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port Region (France)
    • Birth Place

        Sarrasquette (France)
    • Associated Locale

        Eyheralarre (France)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Catholic Church
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    • Associated Language

    • Field of Activity

        (lcsh) Poetry
          (lcsh) Basque language
            (lcsh) Priesthood
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Poets
                (lcsh) Priests
                  (lcsh) Catholic Church--Clergy
              • Sources

                • found: His Olerkiak, 1968?: t.p. (Bernat Dechepare) Spanish introd. p. 3 (Bernard d'Echepare)
                • found: Encic. Univ. ilus. (Dechepare, Bernardo, Basque poet of the 16th cent.)
                • found: BM (Dechepare, Bernard)
                • found: NUCPP (Dechepare, Bernard, 16th cent.)
                • found: His Linguae vasconum primitiae, 1980: t.p. (Bernard Etxepare) p. vii (Mosén Bernart Dechepare) p. ix (b. between 1470 and 1480) p. xv (d. between 1521 and 1530)
                • found: Linguae vasconum primitiae, 1995: t.p. (Bernard Detxepare)
                • found: Linguae Vasconum primitiae, 2012: t.p. (Bernard Etxepare) added t.p. (per Dominum Bernardum Dechepare rectorem Sancti Michaelis Veteris) book jacket (born in Donibare Garazi or thereabouts circa 1470-1480, according to Orhipean, in the Etxeparia baserri of Sarrasketa; during the beginnings of the 16th century, he was a priest in Donibare Garazi and was imprisoned for a time, possibly for supporting the Castilian crown against the Albret dynasty of Navarre; the date of his death is unknown) p. vii (parish priest of the church of Saint-Michel-le-Vieux in Eyheralarre, a hamlet near Donibare Garazi (Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port), in Lower Navarre; he was imprisoned at Bearn on charges of treason; wrote Linguae Vasconum primitiae, the first book published in the Basque language, in the Lower Navarrese dialect; 15 verse compositions on various subjects and praise of the Basque language) p. x (Eastern Lower Navarrese dialect)
                • found: Wikipedia, 21 May 2015 (Bernard Etxepare; Basque writer of the 16th century, most famous for a collection of poems titled Linguæ Vasconum Primitiæ ("Beginnings of the Basque Language") he published in 1545, the first book to be published in the Basque language; first name is also spelled Bernat or Beñat in Basque, he himself used Bernat; surname is spelled Etxepare in modern Basque, but the variant Detxepare is also occasionally encountered, in Basque or Dechepare in Spanish, both based on the French spelling D'echepare; he himself used Dechepare; born c. 1470-1480 in the area of Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port in Lower Navarre, in the Etxeparia farmhouse in Bussunarits-Sarrasquette; spent the majority of his life in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port, working as rector in Saint-Michel at the church of Saint-Michel-le-Vieux and vicar in Saint-Jean-Pied-de-Port; lived through a period of war and upheaval from 1512 onward with the Castilian conquest of Upper Navarre; spent time in prison in Béarn, although the reasons for his detainment are not very clear, maintained his innocence; date of his death is unknown)
              • LC Classification

                • PH5339.D4
              • Change Notes

                • 1979-08-01: new
                • 2015-05-22: revised
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