Journal des sçavans

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The Journal des sçavans (later renamed Journal des savans and then Journal des savants), established by Denis de Sallo, was the earliest academic journal published in Europe.wikipedia
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The Journal des sçavans (later renamed Journal des savans and then Journal des savants), established by Denis de Sallo, was the earliest academic journal published in Europe.
The first academic journal was Journal des sçavans (January 1665), followed soon after by Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (March 1665), and Mémoires de l'Académie des Sciences (1666).

Denis de Sallo

The Journal des sçavans (later renamed Journal des savans and then Journal des savants), established by Denis de Sallo, was the earliest academic journal published in Europe.
Denis de Sallo, Sieur de la Coudraye (1626 – May 14, 1669) was a French writer and lawyer from Paris, known as the founder of the first French, and European literary and scientific journal - the Journal des sçavans (later renamed Journal des savants).

Louis-Anne La Virotte

The 18th-century French physician and encyclopédiste Louis-Anne La Virotte (1725–1759) was introduced to the journal through the protection of chancellor Henri François d'Aguesseau.
He then moved to the French capitale and was introduced to the Journal des sçavans through the protection of chancellor Henri François d'Aguesseau.

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society

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This was shortly before the first appearance of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, on 6 March 1665.
* Journal des sçavans: the first academic journal (started two months earlier than the present one), although it is not the longest-running journal because publication was interrupted for 24 years (between 1792 and 1816); it published some science, but also contained subject matter from other fields of learning, and its main content type was book reviews.

Quarto

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The first issue appeared as a twelve-page quarto pamphlet on Monday, 5 January 1665.

Pamphlet

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The first issue appeared as a twelve-page quarto pamphlet on Monday, 5 January 1665.

Encyclopédistes

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The 18th-century French physician and encyclopédiste Louis-Anne La Virotte (1725–1759) was introduced to the journal through the protection of chancellor Henri François d'Aguesseau.

Henri François d'Aguesseau

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The 18th-century French physician and encyclopédiste Louis-Anne La Virotte (1725–1759) was introduced to the journal through the protection of chancellor Henri François d'Aguesseau.

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The journal ceased publication in 1792, during the French Revolution, and, although it very briefly reappeared in 1797 under the updated title Journal des savants, it did not re-commence regular publication until 1816.

Institut de France

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From then on, the Journal des savants was published under the patronage of the Institut de France.

Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres

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From 1908, it was published under the patronage of the Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres.

Humanities

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It continues to be a leading academic journal in the humanities.

Academic publishing

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The Journal des sçavans (later spelled Journal des savants), established by Denis de Sallo, was the earliest academic journal published in Europe.

Sidera Lodoicea

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Sidera Lodoicea is the name given by the astronomer Giovanni Domenico Cassini to the four moons of Saturn discovered by him in the years 1671, 1672, and 1684 and published in his Découverte de deux nouvelles planètes autour de Saturne in 1673 and in the Journal des sçavans in 1686.

Voltaire

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Voltaire's own book Elements of Newton's Philosophy made Newton accessible and understandable to a far greater public, and the Marquise wrote a celebratory review in the Journal des savants.

Magazine

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Under the ancient regime, the most prominent magazines were Mercure de France, Journal des sçavans, founded in 1665 for scientists, and Gazette de France, founded in 1631.

Nicolas Fatio de Duillier

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That same year he published an article in the Journal des sçavans on how to improve the fabrication of lenses for the objectives of telescopes.

Cassegrain reflector

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The Cassegrain reflector is named after a published reflecting telescope design that appeared in the April 25, 1672 Journal des sçavans which has been attributed to Laurent Cassegrain.

Émilie du Châtelet

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Her works were published and republished in Paris, London, and Amsterdam; they were translated into German and Italian; and, they were discussed in the most important scholarly journals of the era, including the Memoires des Trévoux, the Journal des Sçavans, the Göttingische Zeitungen von gelehrten Sachen, and others.

Scientific journal

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The history of scientific journals dates from 1665, when the French Journal des sçavans and the English Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society first began systematically publishing research results.