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Form of government that begins with Louis XIV and travelled throughout Europe; an idea that the king has vast and unchallenged power. (The sovereign/ruler is accountable only to God)
King of France most associated with absolutism in the early 17th/18th century. Named king in 1661, regent ruled till he was of age
Portrait of Louis XIV
The nickname of Louis XIV of France. Came from the idea that Luis XIV's body was a physical embodiment of France, when he rose from bed so did France. Everything he did became a huge ceremony, including getting dressed and eating
A town outside of Paris where King Louis XIV held his court
Hall of Mirrors
Andre Le Notre
Gardens of Versailles
The Chariot of Apollo
Hotel de Soubise
Fine plaster used for coating wall surfaces or molding into architectural decorations.