N & Fr. Rev

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  1. The enlightement
    The Enlightenment has been defined in many different ways, but at its broadest was a philosophical, intellectual and cultural movement of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. It stressed reason, logic, criticism and freedom of thought over dogma, blind faith and superstition
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    • Hogarth
    • Marraige a la Mode
    • 1745
  3. Pompeii and Herlaneum
    2 towns that were under major excavation in Italy in the 18th century. They’d been buried in a major volcanic eruption and perfectly preserved many on the elements of the town, including the paintings. Appealed to society for their mysterious nature, in an age of reason
  4. Grand Tour
    A cultural tour of Europe conventionally undertaken, esp. in the 18th century, by a young, upper-class man as a part of his education
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    • Kauffmann
    • Mother of the Gracchi
    • 1785
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    • David
    • Oath of the Haratii
    • 1784
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    • David
    • Death of Marat
    • 1793
  8. Ancien Regime
    a political and social system that no longer governs (especially the system that existed in France before the French Revolution
  9. Jacobins
    member of the radical movement that instituted the Reign of Terror during the French Revolution.
  10. French Revolution (1789-1799)
    The overthrow of the Bourbon monarchy in France 1789–99.
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N & Fr. Rev
2012-03-23 17:49:47
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Neoclassicism and the French Revolution
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