French Enlightenment
The Age of Enlightenment (or simply the Enlightenment, or Age of Reason) is an era from the 1650s to the 1780s in which cultural and intellectual forces in Western Europe emphasized reason, analysis, ...
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Roanoke coffee shop goes viral with funny sign
ROANOKE, Va. Grandin Village is known in the Roanoke Valley for its funky vibe and local shops but now people around the world are learning it's a little dif...
Happy Bastille Day! Here Are 8 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Children To Speak Français
Known to the French as "La Fête Nationale," and by the Anglicized term "Bastille Day," Tuesday marks France's independence and the 226th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortres...
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Scottish Enlightenment
The Scottish Enlightenment (Scots: Scots Enlichtenment, Scottish Gaelic: Soilleireachadh na h-Alba) was the period in 18th century Scotland characterised by an outpouring of intellectual and s...
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Russian Enlightenment
The national Enlightenment differed from its Western European counterpart in that it promoted further Modernization of all aspects of Russian life and was concerned with abolishing the institution of ...
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Enlightenment in Spain
Bourbon Spain is the period in the early modern History of Spain from the end of Habsburg rule and the ensuing War of the Spanish Succession over the ascension of a relation of Louis XIV of France to...
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Enlightenment in Poland
The ideas of the Age of Enlightenment in Poland were developed later than in the Western Europe, as Polish bourgeoisie was weaker, and szlachta (nobility) culture (Sarmatism) together with the Polish-...
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Republic of Letters
The Republic of Letters (Respublica literaria) is the long-distance intellectual community in the late 17th and 18th centuries in Europe and America. It fostered communication among the intellectuals...
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Coffeehouse
Coffeehouse and coffee shop are related terms for an establishment which primarily serves prepared coffee and other hot beverages. Café in continental Europe refers to a traditional type of coffeehous...
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English coffeehouses in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries
English coffeehouses, in the 17th and 18th centuries, were public social places where people would meet for conversation and commerce while drinking coffee. For the price of a penny, customers purchas...
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London Debating Societies
Debating societies emerged in London in the early eighteenth century, and were a prominent feature of society until the end of the century. The origins of the debating societies are not certain, but b...
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Freemasons
Freemasonry is a fraternal organisation that traces its origins to the local fraternities of stonemasons, which from the end of the fourteenth century regulated the qualifications of masons and their ...
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Historiography of the Salon
The salons of Early Modern and Revolutionary France played an integral role in the cultural and intellectual development of France. The salons were seen by contemporary writers as a cultural hub, resp...
Historiography of the Salon - Wikipedia
French Revolution
The French Revolution (French: Révolution française) was an influential period of social and political upheaval in France that lasted from 1789 until 1799. Inspired by liberal and radical ideas, t...
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Russian opera
Russian opera (Russian: Ру́сская о́пера) is the art of opera in Russia. Operas by composers of Russian origin, written or staged outside of Russia, also belong to this category, as well as the operas ...
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Salle du Manège
2°19′38.16″E / 48.8653222°N 2.3272667°E / 48.8653222; 2.3272667The indoor riding academy called the Salle du Manège was the seat of deliberations during most of the French Rev...
Salle du Manège - Wikipedia
Happy Bastille Day! Here Are 8 Reasons Why You Should Teach Your Children To Speak Français
Known to the French as "La Fête Nationale," and by the Anglicized term "Bastille Day," Tuesday marks France's independence and the 226th anniversary of the storming of the Bastille, a medieval fortres...
Antoine Yart
nAntoine Yart (1710–1791) was a French poet and translator.
Temple of Reason
A Temple of Reason (French: Temple de la Raison) was, during the French Revolution, a temple for a new belief system created to replace Christianity: the Cult of Reason, which was based on the ideals ...
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Jean-Baptiste Mailhe
Jean-Baptiste Mailhe (2 June 1750, Guizerix - 1 June 1834, Paris) was a politician during the French Revolution. He gave his name to ""the Mailhe amendment", which sought to delay the execution of Lou...
Barthélemy Mercier de Saint-Léger
Barthélemy Mercier de Saint-Léger (1734–1799) was a French abbot and librarian.
Menon (cookbook author)
Menon is the pseudonym of an 18th-century French cookbook author; his true identity is unknown. His numerous works were originally printed, and often reprinted, anonymously.The best-known of his books...
Geneviève Thiroux d'Arconville
Marie Geneviève Charlotte Thiroux d'Arconville (née Darlus, also known as la présidente Thiroux d’Arconville) was a French author and chemist.
Daughter of the rich tax-farmer André-Guillaume Darlu...
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