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National myths in Renaissance France

Francus, Samothes, and the Druids

by R. E. Asher

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Published by Edinburgh University Press in Edinburgh .
Written in English

    Places:
  • France
    • Subjects:
    • Mythology, French.,
    • France -- Civilization -- 1328-1600.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [237]-261) and index.

      StatementR. E. Asher.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBL980.F8 A84 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 269 p. :
      Number of Pages269
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1164749M
      ISBN 100748604073
      LC Control Number94145159
      OCLC/WorldCa28401442

      This family-oriented resource brings together in one lively, activity-packed book a selection of 40 art features. An Eye for Art Explore Greek and Roman mythology as a source for themes in art from the Renaissance to the 20th century. Anne Boleyn (b. –d. ), Henry VIII’s second wife, is an endlessly fascinating historical figure about whom we know very little with certainty, yet who has . RENAISSANCE. RENAISSANCE. The Renaissance is one of the most interesting and disputed periods of European history. Many scholars see it as a unique time with characteristics all its own. A second group views the Renaissance as the first two to three centuries of a larger era in European history usually called early modern Europe, which began in the late fifteenth century and ended on the eve.


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