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By Thomas Okey

This publication is a finished treatise on Parisian heritage from Graeco-Roman Paris to modernity. a desirable and insightful quantity, “The tale of Paris” will entice people with an curiosity in French heritage, and it will make for a precious 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 means of the Normans—The Germs of Feudalism”, “The upward thrust of the Capetian Kings and the expansion of Feudal Paris”, “Paris lower than Philip Augustus and St. Louis”, et cetera. Thomas Okey (1852–1935) used to be a grasp basket-weaver, translator, and author. different impressive works through this writer comprise: “Venice and its tale” (1904), “Paris and its tale” (1925), “The tale of Avignon” (1926). Many classic books similar to this have gotten more and more infrequent and costly. we're republishing this quantity now in a reasonable, sleek, high quality version entire with a particularly commissioned new biography of the author.

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