The Story of Paris (Medieval Towns Series) by Thomas Okey

By Thomas Okey

This ebook is a complete treatise on Parisian historical past from Graeco-Roman Paris to modernity. a desirable and insightful quantity, “The tale of Paris” will attract people with an curiosity in French heritage, and it should make for a necessary addition to collections of allied literature. Contents contain: “Gallo-Roman Paris”, “The Barbarian Invasions—St. Genevieve—The Conversion of Clovis”, “The Merovingian Dynasty”, “The Carlovigians—The nice Siege of Paris by way of the Normans—The Germs of Feudalism”, “The upward push of the Capetian Kings and the expansion of Feudal Paris”, “Paris less than Philip Augustus and St. Louis”, et cetera. Thomas Okey (1852–1935) was once a grasp basket-weaver, translator, and author. different remarkable works through this writer contain: “Venice and its tale” (1904), “Paris and its tale” (1925), “The tale of Avignon” (1926). Many classic books resembling this have gotten more and more infrequent and dear. we're republishing this quantity now in a cheap, sleek, fine quality variation entire with a specifically commissioned new biography of the author.

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