Christine de Pizan and the Book of the City of Ladies

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Sep 5, 201831m
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Christine de Pizan and the Book of the City of Ladies
Sep 5 '1831m
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Christine de Pizan is often described as a late-Medieval writer. But just “writer” does not really sum up everything she did. She wrote  verse, military manuals, and treatises on war, peace and the just governance of a nation. She was the official biographer of King Charles V of France and wrote the only popular piece in praise of Joan of Arc that was penned during her lifetime. 





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