Jacques Edmond-Joseph Papinot (1860–1942) was a French Roman Catholic priest and missionary who was also known in Japan as Father Papino (パピノ神父, Papino-shinpu). He was an architect, academic, historian, editor, Japanologist.
Papinot is best known for creating an Historical and Geographical Dictionary of Japan which was first published in French in 1899. The work was published in English in 1906.
Early life edit
Papinot was born in 1860 in Châlons-sur-Saône in France.
He was ordained as a Catholic priest in 1886; and three months later he was sent to Japan.
Papinot first arrived in Japan in 1886. He taught at the Tokyo Theological Seminary for 15 years while working on his Dictionnaire japonais-français des noms principaux de l'histoire et de la géographie de Japon.
In 1911, he left Japan for China. He returned to France in 1920.
Selected works edit
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- Dictionnaire japonais-français des noms principaux de l'histoire et de la géographie de Japon, 1899
- Historical and geographical dictionary of Japan, 1906
- Nihon seiei (Japanese hymns), 1922 (with Jean-Marie-Louis Lemaréchal)
- パリ外国宣教会」のパピノ神父 at CatholicKandaChurch.org Archived 2010-02-03 at the Wayback Machine; retrieved 2012-11-7.
- Pouillon, François. (2008). Dictionnaire des orientalistes de langue française, p. 736.
- Rogala, Jozef. (2012). A Collector's Guide to Books on Japan in English, p. 187.
- WorldCat Identities Archived December 30, 2010, at the Wayback Machine: Papinot, Edmond b. 1860; retrieved 2012-11-5.
- Papinot, Edmond at Virtual International Authority File (VIAF)
- Nobliaire du japon at Unterstein.net
- 神田教会歴代主任司祭 at CatholicKandaChurch.org