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The Story of Paris (Medieval Towns Series) - cover

The Story of Paris (Medieval Towns Series)

Thomas Okey

Publisher: White Press

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This book is a comprehensive treatise on Parisian history from Graeco-Roman Paris to modernity. A fascinating and insightful volume, “The Story of Paris” will appeal to those with an interest in French history, and it would make for a worthy addition to collections of allied literature. Contents include: “Gallo-Roman Paris”, “The Barbarian Invasions—St. Genevieve—The Conversion of Clovis”, “The Merovingian Dynasty”, “The Carlovigians—The Great Siege of Paris by the Normans—The Germs of Feudalism”, “The Rise of the Capetian Kings and the Growth of Feudal Paris”, “Paris under Philip Augustus and St. Louis”, et cetera. Thomas Okey (1852–1935) was a master basket-weaver, translator, and writer. Other notable works by this author include: “Venice and its Story” (1904), “Paris and its Story” (1925), “The Story of Avignon” (1926). Many vintage books such as this are becoming increasingly rare and expensive. We are republishing this volume now in an affordable, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new biography of the author.

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