Guizot, Essai sur l'histoire et l'etat actuel de ?instruction publique (Paris, 1816); C. Schmidt, La Reforme de 1' Universite imperiale 1811 (Paris, 1905).
The only teacher whom he respected was a certain Petrus de Maharncuria Picardus, or of Picardy, probably identical with a certain mathematician, Petrus Peregrinus of Picardy, who is perhaps the author of a MS. treatise, De Magnete, contained in the Bibliotheque Imperiale at Paris.
Tobacco Regie.-From the beginning of the year 1884 the tobacco revenue has been worked as a monopoly by a company formed under Ottoman law, styled " La Regie Imperiale Cointeressee des Tabacs Ottomans."
Hultsch (Heronis Alexandrini geometricorum et stereometricorum reliquiae, 1864), the Dioptra by Vincent (Extraits des manuscrits relatifs a la geometrie pratique des Grecs, Notices et extraits des manuscrits de la Bibliotheque Imperiale, xix.
He was excommunicated by Sixtus, who, together with King Ferdinand of Naples, waged war against him; no great successes were registered on either side at first, but eventually the Florentines were defeated at Poggio Imperiale (near Poggibonsi) and the city itself was in danger.
In November 1852 he entered the manuscript department of the Bibliotheque Imperiale (Nationale), of which in 1874 he became the official head in succession to Jules Taschereau.
Erected a castle (Rocca Imperiale) at the highest point of the city.
For a long time the Chronicon imperiale was also attributed to Prosper Tiro, but without the slightest justification.
De la Societe Imperiale de Nat.
He was made doctor of letters, chevalier of the Legion of Honour, professor of archaeology at the Bibliotheque Imperiale, member of the Academie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres and perpetual secretary of the Academie des Beaux-Arts.
Soc. Imperiale des Naturalistes de Moscou (1901); J.