Thierry Ruinart

dom Ruinart at abbey d'Hautvillers.

Dom Thierry Ruinart (also Theodore, Theodoricus) (1657–1709) was a French Benedictine monk and scholar. He was a Maurist, and a disciple of Jean Mabillon.

Of his many works, the one now cited is his Acta sincera, a martyrology, written in Latin (French translation 1732 by Drouet de Maupertuy).

He was also interested in oenology.In 1729 his nephew Nicolas Ruinart founded the champagne house of Ruinart, which operates to this day (2007).


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