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Explore the World of Louis XIV


Henri Testelin, Louis XIV protecteur de l’Académie, © Château de Versailles, Dist. RMN-Grand Palais / Christophe Fouin. Château de Versailles, MV 6155.

These pages aim to provide additional resources to support and enrich a reading of Voltaire’s Siècle de Louis XIV. More than 300 years since his death, the Sun King continues to cast a long shadow.