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    • The Age of Louis XIV

    • By: Laurence Bradford Packard
    • Narrated by: Charlton Griffin
    • Length: 4 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The seventeenth century was one of the most fascinating and seminal periods in European history, particularly with regard to France. For it was here in France that the fruits of the earlier Renaissance were to be most brilliantly realized. Although the path of "greatness" for Louis XIV was prepared for him by men like Richelieu, Mazarin, Colbert, Turenne, and Louvois, it was during his reign that French preeminence in all facets of civilization emerged.

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    • Wealth, Women, Death

    • By Peter on 09-01-06

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