Nicolas Fréret Bibliography

Sur l’orgine des Francs 1714
Historian, voluminous author and friend of Montesquieu, Fréret was admitted as pupil to the Academy of Inscriptions in 1714. His memoir, Sur l’orgine des Francs, led to his internment in the Bastille in 1715 for libeling the monarchy. He was one of the first scholars of Europe to undertake the study of the Chinese language. Fréret’s patron was the comte de Boulainvilliers.
Lettre de Thr‚sibule … Leucippe 1765
Attributed to Fr‚ret the Lettre appeared in an edition of Fr‚ret's complete works. The Lettre is a radical critique of religious belief.